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Old 07-25-2007, 09:43 PM   #1
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Talking Pay up cheapskates!

Find this board invaluable in your turbo build or troubleshooting? Asking advice on a regular basis and are amazed by the (occasionally) intelligent and insightful answers? Glad that unlike public tv or radio, there are no fundraising interuptions?

OK, so like most boards this one is free to use, but come on, how valuable is the information you're gathering?

Help our Big Brother out. Philip's starting his RX7 V8 build and he can use a little extra dough ray mee.

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The last line is complete fallacy, the money from the subscription isnt going to fund philips rx7 project, it going to help fund the forum since he pays it out of his own pocket. While I read it as a joke, many won't.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:24 PM   #3
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come on, daddy needs a new dedicated server
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**** it, we're going dedicated on a cheap intel box.
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Old 07-25-2007, 11:05 PM   #5
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what kind of pc do you need to run a site like this well? I know pcs, but I don't know **** about servers.
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Old 07-25-2007, 11:09 PM   #6
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what kind of pc do you need to run a site like this well? I know pcs, but I don't know **** about servers.
I'm not going to resell so a P4 with 256 megs and a decent hard drive, like 80gb is plenty. It'll run linux. And my linux skills are rusty so we'll see how long it takes me to get it configured, lol.
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so basically the bandwidth is most of the cost?
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we parting it together or paying a monthly fee?
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so basically the bandwidth is most of the cost?
it comes with something like 200gb, not a ton but more than we'll need for awhile.

basically I'm paying for no one else hammering mySQL.
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basically I'm paying for no one else hammering mySQL.
what does that mean?

... my avatar looks lame
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No way, Your Avatar is TITE! Better then mine : /
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this is cool philip could you explain more? if you need a little extra lemme know man
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I hope Philip does end up making money on this venture - there's nothing evil in getting rewarded for an idea and/or work. And if anything it encourages the existence and maintenance of the venue.
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Philip, I've done mySQL and PHP on a dedicated Linux box. Pretty easy since it is so well documented. The second time around I built it using OpenBSD, and I dare say it was easier since OpenBSD doesn't come with all the additional Linux ****. Can still install all the needed modules via a package manager, so you don't have to build from source and less you are into that.

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the box I have being set up runs fedora 5
hopefully I won't regret it, I don't want to spend 200 a month so I'm going with a fairly cheap server, I hope it's mroe reliable than shared.
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maybe you'll have some left over to put the extra L you left out of your name to save space.
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maybe you can zip tie it in place.
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maybe you can zip tie it in place.


zip ties and JB weld and maybe it will stay
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I found a 3M epoxy/cold weld that's stronger than JB Weld, might have to ditch it for the 3M solution in the future :gay:
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What L scot philip has always been spelled with 1 L by the cool people you didn't know that
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