2009-02-12

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MTU LUG Meeting Minutes February 12th, 2009

Server Status

  • Lego is missing
  • Has not changed since last time
  • Still needing to manually update some of our mirrors
  • Kuk needs hardware
    • $29.90 IDE cables
    • $11.30 shipping
    • $104.97 3G DDR 400
    • Total 410.45
  • Cables - yes
  • Memory - Hold off for now. We're not sure how much it takes

Installathon

  • March 21
    • Rooms weren't available so now a new dates
  • Presentations
    • Installing linux on game system
      • Wii
      • Playstation 3
    • Introduction to Ubuntu - Steve
    • Video games in Wine - Dark-Fx
      • Photoshop in Wine - Lenor
    • Open Source Gaming - Christian
    • Bash and Fortran - Pastore

Website

  • Lenor - Update the CSS for the web page
  • Is the wiki useful?
    • Who has admin?
  • Links back to the home page

` Christian: complete layout redesign

  • Voted Lenor as website admin

LFS/Junkyard wars rules

  • Still at same time
  • 2 weeks in our meeting room
  • Facebook event?
  • Teams?
    • number of members effects judging
  • Rules
    • what ever is impressive to the judges?
    • Points
      • difficult hardware
      • network
      • X
      • clustering application
      • Number of machines
      • Time spent working on build
    • Allow them to have working computers on sight?
    • Netboot? if they build the server...
    • Steve is providing a desktop for people to download stuff
    • they can look stuff up on their own computer, but not connect it to their build (can't use it to download packages)
    • Judge has discression over music in the room
    • First one done? total time taken?
      • Status at the end of the day
  • Judges
    • Steve
    • Christian
  • Reward?
    • Thumb drives
    • Floppy drives
    • CD Drives
  • Talk to Next Century
    • Pastore will talk to Next Century and Computer Mechanix

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