FW: undergrad senior project idea, help

Dominic Wu dwu at swales.com
Fri Sep 6 16:40:14 EDT 2002


And when you do in the next 6-12, Mr. Brown, would you allow these orphaned
boxen to be rescued by some starving student or researcher?
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From:	beowulf-admin at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-admin at beowulf.org]  On
Behalf Of Robert G. Brown
Sent:	Friday, September 06, 2002 6:06 AM
To:	Huntress Gary B NPRI
Cc:	'Matt Osborne'; beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject:	RE: undergrad senior project idea, help

On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Huntress Gary B NPRI wrote:
Snip...
I'm still running useful code on 400 MHz boxen here in exactly that
sense, but our admin is tired of running them (their hardware failure
rate tends to crank up at that age, and the human cost of hardware
maintenance is our LARGEST expense by far in our bleeding-edge efficient
admin environment).  We'll probably retire them all in the next 6-12 months.
rgb

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Duke University Dept. of Physics, Box 90305
Durham, N.C. 27708-0305
Phone: 1-919-660-2567  Fax: 919-660-2525     email:rgb at phy.duke.edu



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