[conspire] BALE software, upcoming SVLUG presence at CABAL, upcoming Rick downtime

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Mar 13 16:19:24 PDT 2009

I wrote:

> The physical machine required to run BALE's setup is, um, pathetically
> minimal.  As a reminder, uncle-enzo.linuxmafia.com is still a 1988-era
> VA Research model 500 PIII/500                                ^^^^

Not that it matters much, but:  1998.

1988 was the era of the 286 CPU, 640 to 2048 kB of RAM, "extended
memory", and 150 MB RLL or ESDI hard drives being regarded as
unfathomably huge.

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