From: Keith Clancy (Keith.Clancy at domain Berlitz.ie)
Date: Thu 17 May 2001 - 14:36:46 IST
Oh my god your such an idiot, take out that Card and stick in an S3 Virge
.... what are you gonna do, have an administration tool like somthing out of
that hackers film on it ???
The graphics card is one of the most least important pieces of hardware in a
P.S Is this server in the Hot Press in your house or somthing ?
It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.
From: ilug-admin at domain linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at domain linux.ie]On Behalf Of Paul
Sent: 17 May 2001 14:28
To: Jerry Walsh
Cc: ilug at domain linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] don't ya just hate it when...
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Jerry Walsh wrote:
> Why do you want a bleeding edge graphics card in a SERVER?
well i don't know why.. it's a server so you put the best hardware in
it? And of course, cutting edge server OSes, like Windows2000 have
those nice graphical management tools that make working on them such a
like the Compaq Proliant servers had Ati RagePro chips in them, back
when RagePro wasn't too bad.
And of course linux didn't properly support those chips for ages.
Remember trying to install RH6.1 or somesuch on a Proliant and the
bloody GUI install thingy wouldn't work... typical.
really just fed up with this Unix stuff now.... think i'll go get an
MCSE and work on proper OSes.
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