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Re: [vox-tech] home server



yes, i know. It is possible to bring a hard drive, I understand issues. I 
can absolutely bring a hard drive, concern is 64 bit OS, i believe you have 
capability. If someone has 64 bit computer, and ability to connect my HD, we 
are good. HD is clean, but should i install Vista to facilitate dual boot? I 
now have a new computer, since last time i transported computer motherboard 
cracked. I cannot afford to buy another. I am not in neighborhood, so 
transport is scary. I can hotswap HD, so options are dependent on your 
variables. Extreme thanks for your concern. I know, what a pain. My Hardware 
I should be able to configure at home, but it is generic setup, that may 
help. I do not have any special hardware setup, Ubuntu Desktop installed 
easily from live CD. If you need any more info, let me know.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] home server


> On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 12:16:47PM -0700, netuser wrote:
>> i would love to go to an installfest. problem is, transport of computer 
>> is
>> not an option. is it possible to bring an external hard drive and have it
>> installed on that?
>
> I can't promise, but someone might be willing to help you transport
> it to the Installfest venue.  (Many people have brought full desktop PC
> setups to our Installfests over the last decade-and-some.)
>
> Alternatively, and I can't promise this either, but the folks who
> coordinate and volunteer at the Installfest might also be willing to
> try and help you install it onto hard drive.  The problem here,
> though, is that the hardware they configure against (network card, etc.)
> may not be the same as what you have at home.  (And, of course, someone
> will need to bring a spare PC to install the HDD into during the
> Installfest!  At that rate, and considering the potential issues,
> it really does make the most sense to bring your own hardware to the
> event.)
>
> PS - September 25th is sounding like it'll be confirmed... stay tuned
>
> -bill!
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