Out of the frying pan...

John john at starfire.mn.org
Sun Jan 16 10:14:54 PST 2005

On Sun, Jan 16, 2005 at 01:20:58AM -0500, Timothy Luoma wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2005, at 5:18 PM, John wrote:
> > Yeah - thinking about that - but should I really need SEVERAL Gb to 
> > support the environment I want?  Maybe...
> FWIW, the day after Thanksgiving, BestBuy had a 250GB drive for $80 
> after $100 rebate.  Even if you can't find a deal that good, your time 
> is worth money, and if financially possible, even $50 will get you a 
> nice large hard drive these days and you can completely segregate 
> Windows onto another drive if you want.
> (Then again, I bought the drive basically on principle because it was 
> such a good deal, then I ended up buying a new desktop to put it in, so 
> you never know where these things will lead... but fortunately for me 
> it led me to finally have a 100% FreeBSD box)
> Sounds like you've since got it working, glad to hear it.

Thanks for the info.  I bet those weren't LAPTOP hard drives at those
prices, though...

On my servers, I have a couple of 73Gb (SCSI) drives...

John Lind
john at starfire.MN.ORG

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