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Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 01:35
Replies: 90
Views: 10,717
Posted By PhilF
It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of...

It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of them. Since we obviously don't have data over that time period, it is extrapolated. See this:
...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 22:20
Replies: 90
Views: 10,717
Posted By PhilF
Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days...

Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days is over 1 million hours. That means by the time 1,000,000 power-on hours is reached, half the drives are expected to have failed.

I found this...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-14, 02:51
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By PhilF
Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to...

Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to 47,000 times its original size, almost instantly.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-04, 16:48
Replies: 4,428
Views: 386,587
Posted By PhilF
That's not a problem. As long as you know how to...

That's not a problem. As long as you know how to hook yourself up.
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-03, 22:05
Replies: 59
Views: 5,445
Posted By PhilF
Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.

Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-16, 14:40
Replies: 1,752
Views: 99,472
Posted By PhilF
older Only lively discussion earns rewards. ...

older

Only lively discussion earns rewards.

earns
Forum: Data 2021-10-26, 23:26
Replies: 1,143
Views: 139,901
Posted By PhilF
Not fast enough for what? I use my Radeon VII...

Not fast enough for what? I use my Radeon VII for GPUOwl whenever it isn't busy with other things and I can benefit from the extra heat.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-21, 16:29
Replies: 1,060
Views: 88,966
Posted By PhilF
Yes, that's a wonderful shade of gray!

Yes, that's a wonderful shade of gray!
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 13:18
Replies: 1,610
Views: 169,029
Posted By PhilF
Sky-News Australia is as far right-wing biased as...

Sky-News Australia is as far right-wing biased as you can get. I wouldn't trust one word of their spiel. Click bait.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-11, 03:07
Replies: 39
Views: 3,510
Posted By PhilF
Well, if he doesn't want to go, I'll take his...

Well, if he doesn't want to go, I'll take his seat. :smile:
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:34
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
We'll never know who. However, it is very common...

We'll never know who. However, it is very common practice around here, so better get used to it. :coffee:
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:22
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
That's getting a little more modern, lol. It came...

That's getting a little more modern, lol. It came 3 years after the Osborne, which in computer years is half a lifetime.

It used a 6510? That's a new one to me. I had never heard of a 6510 before.
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:13
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
Mid 90's? The 6800 was a late 70's processor. It...

Mid 90's? The 6800 was a late 70's processor. It was 1 Mhz (mine ran at about 800 khz). A descendant of it morphed into the 6502, which powered the Apple II. This is way before anything like a laptop...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:02
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
Looks like a disco ball to me. That's the era I'm...

Looks like a disco ball to me. That's the era I'm from, lol.
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 21:51
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
And how, pray tell, did you decide on that? ...

And how, pray tell, did you decide on that?

I'm older than most of the artifacts you refer to in this thread! :paul:

BTW, you STILL didn't go back far enough. You are thinking of the 68000....
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-08, 21:32
Replies: 91
Views: 18,445
Posted By PhilF
I scored a 2.

I scored a 2.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-08, 21:19
Replies: 91
Views: 18,445
Posted By PhilF
I didn't know that either! How can I test my own...

I didn't know that either! How can I test my own uv vision?

Safely, of course. :cool:
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 21:13
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
No, but you are kind of on the right track; just...

No, but you are kind of on the right track; just go back in time about 40 years. :)
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 12:48
Replies: 205
Views: 7,596
Posted By PhilF
Here's a clue: My first was a 6800.

Here's a clue: My first was a 6800.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-09-26, 16:24
Replies: 69
Views: 11,117
Posted By PhilF
Thank you for your discretion.

Thank you for your discretion.
Forum: Data 2021-09-23, 12:32
Replies: 1,143
Views: 139,901
Posted By PhilF
There has just GOT to be some numerology there...

There has just GOT to be some numerology there that will tell us where the next Mersenne prime is hiding, no?
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-15, 22:01
Replies: 88
Views: 7,889
Posted By PhilF
Emission Earth's miniscule intelligence...

Emission

Earth's miniscule intelligence signals said invaders "onward now!"

Invaders
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-06, 23:58
Replies: 58
Views: 3,508
Posted By PhilF
Still, I really like his play on words: ...

Still, I really like his play on words:


:snake1:
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-06, 23:46
Replies: 352
Views: 57,547
Posted By PhilF
I say "Yay!" I mean, this is why we're all here,...

I say "Yay!" I mean, this is why we're all here, isn't it? If we hit a new record without a new Mersenne prime, I say we party! :party:
Forum: Software 2021-09-01, 00:17
Replies: 482
Views: 61,131
Posted By PhilF
Thanks for that! But you were right -- it...

Thanks for that!

But you were right -- it was a LOT of effort:

aptitude update
aptitude install nmon

:smile:
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