[Wolves] Wanted: SCSI CD drive to borrow

Dave Morley davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Wed Jun 17 08:50:15 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 09:27 +0100, Adam Sweet wrote:
> James Turner wrote:
> > Adam Sweet wrote:
> > 
> >> I guess I owe it to James to take the Alpha back off him,
> > 
> > Only joking -  you're welcome to a drive without attached Alpha if you 
> > prefer. May bring a few for you in case any turn out to be duds.
> > 
> > I have 7 spares that are just lying around loose. They're from the 
> > remains of an old SCSI-based CD-ROM jukebox designed for serving them 
> > over a network - from the days when the capacity of a CD-ROM was about 
> >  >10x that of a typical hard disc.
> > 
> > Do you want me to bring the Alpha or not?
> Yes, you can bring the alpha, I'm thinking about running it as a server
> and will be able to snigger at naughty people making http requests which
> contain shellcode. I used to see that happen a lot, but not so much
> these days.
> There's no need to bring loads of them, one would do. Ron was going to
> bring me one anyway just in case one or t'other didn't work. I'm not
> going to have any use for more than one once that job is done and I
> don't want to get stuck with loads of SCSI CD drives!
> I'll be bringing you a RISC PC.
> Ad

If you guys are swapping over hardware left, right and center it might
help if you both park in the same place so you might want to discuss
that too :D  The alpha isn't light after all :D 
Seek That Thy Might Know

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