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Corey Shields wrote:
> After talking with Kingtaco, he agreed that (if the trustees agree), we loan
> Donnie the old board/cpu from Nemo (the pre-AMD donation nemo). This board
> has sat unused mainly because there is a badly burnt transistor on the board,
> but nemo was working fine when we took it down. The burn is close to the
> SATA and USB chipsets, neither were being used by Nemo. I think this was the
> factor that allowed it to work as it did. With this in mind it has no
> intended future use in production by the AMD64 or releng teams.
> There would be no cost to get this to Donnie, as he lives here in Corvallis.
> He can swing by my office and pick it up as soon as the Trustees agree on
> this (if it is agreeable).
This loan could be most useful as a temporary measure; thanks for
suggesting it! What kind of board/CPU is this? I've got IDE disks here,
so lack of SATA isn't a problem (unless the board also has no IDE), and
I've got a PCI USB card.
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