24 Apr 2002 kir   » (Journeyer)

Spend a few hours helping to buy a home PC for my friend. We (well, he) have bought AMD Athlon XP 1600+ with Thermaltake Volcano III cooler, Gigabyte 7VTXE m/b, 256 Mb PC2100 DDR SDRAM, 40 Gb WD HDD (7200 RPM), GeForce MX400 (with 64 Mb of video RAM), floppy, DVD-ROM, a nice case, keyboard and a nice optical Logitech mouse (M-BD69). All of the above plus a nice Samsung 17" 757NF monitor is just a bit under $900, which seems a nice price to me. It was only two years ago when I has bought SocketA 700 MHz Athlon for whole lot of 247 bucks. Oh my!

Aside from that, nothing serious has happened today. Oh, I took a chance and wrote a letter to David C. Merrill, an LDP lead developer, asking to try ASPseek out for LDP. The sad thing is sysadmins are tend to be lazy and do not touch things that works (and I understand the reasons), and LDP have ht://Dig up-n-running.

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