[libreoffice-projects] minutes of ESC call ...
bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Tue May 13 07:07:37 PDT 2014
On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 04:29:41PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
> + HackFest 'pack' / box / Virtual Machines / etc. ?
> + idea of the Virtual-Boxes is rather good (Kendy)
> + don't want to discourage that.
> + Peli-cases for hack-fests would be cool
> + 1x powerful machine for icecream master & slave
> + fast switch & some ethernet cables, power blocks etc.
> + At Gran Canaria - wifi was somewhat flaky etc.
> + unable to use icecream - no wired connection.
> + Still have hardware to try out (Bjoern)
> + can bring to Paris - some quadro / quad CPU thingit
> (TDF-owned Sun Ultra 24 with Q9650)
> + if we buy new hardware: something like tinderboxes
> we have or ...
> + alternatives (from ebay):
> + refurbished HP DL165 with 24 cores at 1.5K EUR at 1HU/15kg
> + refurbished Lenovo W520s at ~1K EUR each (and plane-suitable)
> + total cost sub Eur 5k
> AI: + add it to the next Board budget extensions (Michael)
> + bit expensive if H/W sits idle rest of the year (Bjoern)
> + happy to have it at his place as a tinderbox the rest of
> the time (Kendy)
> + something that would be permitted to travel with a person
> on a plane (Thorsten)
> + problems getting people to accept that stuff at the
> target location etc. would be a shame to loose it.
> AI: + budget for Amazon VM's for hack-fests (Thorsten)
Ok, this viciously Canonical/Ubuntu branded, but its 10xi5 and it fits on a
plane in a Pelican box:
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