Happy new year

Brian Somers brian at Awfulhak.org
Mon Jan 3 18:53:39 GMT 2000

> Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > Same here... although we appear to have lost a radio tranmitter at
> > 23:50, and a chunk of network :(  I can't get in to fix it because
> > there are thousands of people milling around in town, and bands and fireworks,
> > and they've shut the roads down!.
> I can say that your cvsup server is still running nicely. :-) I must be
> absolutely insane to try to download the entire CVS repository (well,
> src only, but I guess that's the main part of it) over a 56K modem, but
> I'm getting there... slowly... [6K/s, doesn't seem bad considering I
> only connect to Demon at 46667]. I'm into src/usr.sbin now, please tell
> me that's towards the end. :-)

I did that once.... it costs *lots* of money on the phone bill, the 
CD's a lot cheaper (but takes longer).

I reckon you'd be better off promising Joe a drink or two and 
travelling down to Brighton with a laptop for the day.  You can do a 
quick download while payment is in progress :-)

> -- 
> Ben Smithurst            | PGP: 0x99392F7D
> ben at scientia.demon.co.uk |   key available from keyservers and
>                          |   ben+pgp at scientia.demon.co.uk

Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org>                        <brian at FreeBSD.org>
      <http://www.Awfulhak.org>                   <brian at OpenBSD.org>
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