[tog] 8-10 old computers

Paul Mc Quade paulmcquad at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 16:55:27 CEST 2016

Thanks for the quick reply.
I'm grand someone is thinking about their use. I have experience with
building and upgrading computers - their hardware as well as software side.
Whenever/Whatever you decide to do and would like to help out.

Apart from that - the space needs a cleanup.

On 29 June 2016 at 15:44, Ben Field <bfield1989 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Paul.
> We're working on getting infrastructure set up shortly, it may be that we
> end up using these computers as net-booted thin clients or something.
> There are a few things we need to decide on first before we go ahead and
> start pulling these machines together:
>    - Is there enough demand to setup workstations in the first place?
>    - If so, how many?
>    - Where? The classroom is a logical suggestion but there may be other
>    designs for that space that we're not yet aware of.
> etc, ad nauseam.
> Once we've got the basics setup, we'll think about what to do next - you'd
> be more than welcome to help with tear-down and re-assembly but until we
> sure of what we're doing I fear it'd be a wasted effort.
> Ben
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 3:33 PM, Paul Mc Quade via tog <tog at lists.tog.ie>
> wrote:
>> I'm a new tog member - joined a week ago.
>> Maybe we can have a repair day. That way we can clear out the old
>> computers n make space available.
>> ‚ÄčTog needs computers instead of people bringing in laptops all the time.
>> Maybe have shared resources also like scanners/printers and storage
>> drives.
>> I just can't stand computers whether old or new gather dust and cobwebs.
>> I can come in any day n help to clean up the space - It's like a bomb
>> exploded.
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Paul McQuade
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