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Re: [vox] save the landfills -- old computers for free



I could take #1 and #2, if someone would guide to the place.

Ray

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: "Linux User Group of Davis" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 4:00 PM
Subject: [vox] save the landfills -- old computers for free


> hey all,
> 
> i was contacted by a school administrator somewhere north east of
> sacramento who has a whole bunch of PI's and even PII/233's that are
> going into the garbage.  the stuff works flawlessly.
> 
> he contacted me about the prospect of finding homes for these potential
> firewall/routers (although a PII is prolly still a desktop system).
> presumably, there are accoutraments like hard drives, monitors, mice and
> keyboards (although i'm not sure about this).
> 
> he wants to remain anonymous because giving this stuff away is against
> school policy and he could conceivably get in trouble doing this.
> otoh, having this stuff go into landfill, while legal, is just stupid.
> 
> i'm trying to gauge interest:
> 
> #1) who here would be interested in such a system?
> 
> #2) who would be willing to pick this stuff up?
> 
> this is a bit north of roseville, so the drive is non-trivial.  but it's
> not horrendous either.
> 
> any takers for #1 and/or #2?
> 
> pete
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