[BL] Help for a newbie
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Sun Jan 14 11:48:48 EST 2007
This computer is a 20Mhz 80286, 17 years old, using a microprosesor
designed 25 years ago.
The board is a M209.
Last week I saw the same board at EBay going for U$ 190.00
On 14 Jan 07 at 5:43, sindi keesan wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Greg Mayman wrote:
> > On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 14:26:36 +0000 (UTC), sindi keesan wrote:
> >> Which makes your $57 version of Running Linux about US$45. I could buy
> >> two 700MHz computers with 256MB RAM and PC-Linux in 6GB from a local store
> >> for $50. They have had them for a year, no buyers. Circa 2000.
> > That's very nice for you, Sindi!
> > I can't get bargains like that here. So there's no point in crowing
> > about it.
> Was I crowing? I thought I was commenting on the fact that a good recent
> used computer book costs more than a good used computer. I used to
> volunteer some place that was asking $50 for a used IBM PS/2 386 that cost
> $5000 new even without any hard drives. A year later we were giving them
> away to people who wanted four to hold up the corners of their beds.
> What is the going price on a 7 year old 500Mhz computer where you live?
> In my college town people are throwing them out. Steven has now provided
> a P2 kernel for BL3 and people are giving us P3's. Our newest working
> computer is only 6 years old.
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