Re: tape changes

2001-06-06 Thread Chris Heathcote
on 5/6/01 10:31 am, Robin Szemeti wrote: hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper option. ... is Aylesbury nice? No :) But hopefully you wouldn't need to go there that often (just when the root password expires ho hum). I think

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Chris Heathcote
on 4/6/01 11:29 pm, Chris Benson wrote: OTOH It makes Nildram's gbp2000 p.a. including 15mins of technician/day to do whatever you need seem very good value. I have one of those. Nildram couldn't be more helpful. I've even had to visit my box on occasion (ok, so they're in Aylesbury, but it's

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Chris Heathcote wrote: on 4/6/01 11:29 pm, Chris Benson wrote: OTOH It makes Nildram's gbp2000 p.a. including 15mins of technician/day to do whatever you need seem very good value. I have one of those. Nildram couldn't be more helpful. I've even had to visit my box

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram then .. [snip] hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper option. ... is Aylesbury nice? An alternative:

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram then .. [snip] hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 01:10:47PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram then .. [snip] hmm .. we're trying to justify a

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 01:10:47PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 10:31:37AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: [hosting providers] so thats another big vote for Nildram

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper option. ... is Aylesbury nice? There's some nice villages outside... ;-) Question - how much data

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hmm .. we're trying to justify a move to 5gb a month .. at which point Nildram sounds like a cheaper option. ... is Aylesbury nice? There's some nice

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Question - how much data you got? tar.gzedded it comes to about 700 megs .. pour quoi? why arse with tapes when you can mirror? we did consider that .. and prior to 'arsing with tapes' that what we dun .. but it was eating at a not

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 08:59:32PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: of a 2gb monthly bandwidth allowance. Oh my lord -- I shift over a gig a day just thru' the freenet node and that's on a crappy DSL line. Remind me to whine less when Pacific [HB]ell messes with the connection... the goodness of

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Question - how much data you got? tar.gzedded it comes to about 700 megs .. pour quoi? why arse with tapes when you can mirror? we did consider that .. and prior to 'arsing with tapes' that what

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Well, get them to discount local bandwidth. too late ... I installed a tape drive :) .. and its got a light on the front and everything ... :) spose I'll have to buy a copy of BRU now .. or should I trust it to a dodgy collection of shell scripts

Re: tape changes

2001-06-05 Thread David Cantrell
On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 08:59:32PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Tue, 05 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: Question - how much data you got? tar.gzedded it comes to about 700 megs .. pour quoi? why arse with tapes when you can mirror? we did consider that .. and prior to 'arsing

Re: tape changes

2001-06-04 Thread Roger Burton West
On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 08:04:46PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: is 15 quid a shot cheap [ ] normal [ ] expensive [ ] for lobbing a dat tape into a box and slinging in a new one? It's not Telehouse prices, but it sounds expensive to me. R

Re: tape changes

2001-06-04 Thread Chris Benson
On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 08:04:46PM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: umm .. so .. you people with boxen in various places .. quick show of hands: is 15 quid a shot cheap [ ] normal[ ] expensive [ ] for lobbing a dat tape into a box and slinging in a new