Aye up...

Mark Ovens marko at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 14 20:09:51 BST 2000

On Mon, Aug 14, 2000 at 06:50:42PM +0000, Ben H wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 13, 2000 at 11:15:21PM +0100, Ben Smithurst wrote:
> > > still brings the plug socket problem
> > 
> > That's not a problem, just buy an 8-way adaptor from Argos...  I
> > currently have 13 things from a double wall power outlet, and have had
> > no problems from that.  (Most of them are fairly low power consumers
> > though, I think, or are in standby mode/switched off a lot of the time.
> > The four computers are on 24/7 though, of course.)
> > 
> > I'll need one of those 8-way jobbies myself soon since I've got no spare
> > sockets for my mobile phone charger...
> erm, i already have a few multi-plugs, the strange white cube ones, and few
> power cables going into the same plug, so it's getting sketchy as it is...
> i bought one today anyway, and it is apparently [linux] compatable so if it

Huh, are you 2 Bens talking about the same thing here? Since when does
a multi-way mains adaptor need to be Linux (or even Windows)
compatible. Is one of you referring to 8-way serial-port boards?

> isnt, trades description act time.. (:
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