2008-04-17

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MTU LUG Minutes April 17rd, 2008

Elections Last week

  • President - Steve
  • VP - Brandon
  • Server Admin - Andrew M.
  • Secretary - Christian

UPS

  • Situation is unstable
  • one machine is not on UPS, if it was we'd only have 5 minutes
    • not long enough for backup generator
  • Asking Alum for donations
  • Stuck on 15A circuit
  • Picking a UPS that will take extra batteries
    • one Dark is looking at would give 39 min run time
    • 25 minutes then assume generators not coming back on
    • gracefully shut down machine and flush disks
  • $1270 shipped
    • 600 back form USG
    • 400 from base
    • Dark has ~300 of LUG's cash on hand
    • ~500 in MTU credit union
  • old one?
    • Sell it off?
    • hang onto until next year

8U machine?

  • Ad on Craig's list
  • Bark boards
  • Donate to community lug?

Tuner Cards

  • Dark-Fx presentation (not really)
  • don't forget to make sure all the module settings are right
    • bttv needs to be told that you have the US version of the tuner
  • Dark-Fx likes the Hauppauge cards

Summer Meetings

  • Steve heading up meetings
  • Where?
    • Rotating restaurants

Summer projects

  • update website
  • troubleshoot the GZcase computer

Next meeting

  • Old hardware make disappear

END