[Rack] greetings + dell machine running distcc

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Wed May 23 19:29:47 UTC 2012

Yea, we would need a new board/cpu/ram combo.  Right now it's an old AMD 
athlon X2 dual core (5000+)

A regular ATX board is fine, but I would like to get something an AMD C32 
CPU so that 8G registered DIMMs could be used.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147104 (2x)

Total would be about $750


On Wed, 23 May 2012, Nick Owens wrote:

> i think ~1G would be sufficient. what kind of board would it need? would it need new ram if we
> had a new board?
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
>       Sure, I can create you a VM on stallion.  How much RAM would you want?  We have
>       about 3G free for VMs.
>       If I had a pile of extra money I would upgrade stallion's mainboard.. want to
>       contribute to that?
>       -ben
>       On Tue, 22 May 2012, Nick Owens wrote:
>             hello rack@,
>             i am nick aka mischief. i like things like openbsd, debian, plan9, pf,
>             lua.
>             i've recently set up a machine running distcc and buildbot, a continuous
>             integration tool, on
>             debian stable at ass.noise (, since the old ass seems to be
>             missing. i was recently
>             informed that any machine not mentioned to rack could be violently
>             defenestrated, so i am
>             turning it off for now. however, would it be possible to have a vm
>             running distcc/buildbot?
>             also, i read on the wiki that ass was an noisebridge info terminal
>             present at the front table..
>             would anyone object to me setting up a machine for this purpose again?
>             regards,
>             nick

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