Subject Re: [ib-support] DOWN :: Atkin news mirror
Author Helen Borrie
At 06:21 AM 19/03/2003 +0000, you wrote:
> > Sorry to report, the Atkin news server which mirrors this list, has just
> > suffered a hard disk crash. Recovery is under way and we will notify you
> > when recovery is complete.
> >
> > Meanwhile, the email interface continues uninterrupted.
>Just out of interest - what Hardware/Software does the news
>server run on? It does seem to be a little problematic - not
>that I use it anyway, but information is useful.

Up till now it's been a P90 with ?? Ram, running Linux (don't know
which). It's being shifted to a P3 Celeron with 320 Mb, Mandrake v.9.0.

>I've just spent three days setting up a two computer system
>running XP/OfficeXP because the customer insisted that they
>had to have the latest. Even they are now agreeing that
>W98SE and OpenOffice would have been better <g>

We all know how much you love XP, Lester.