Google on hard drive failures
julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Feb 22 09:01:54 CST 2007
Martin Marshall wrote:
>> I seem to recall an article that mentioned that the effects on
>> "Titanic" were rendered using a room/closet full of Peecees (Dell, I
>> think)... Something about the hardware (running Linux, IIRC) cost
>> less than $50K.
> 160 x 433Mhz Alpha's for the rendering farm.
There used to be another good write-up about this on the web, but
unfortunately I don't seem to have the URL any more to even plug into the
I recall using it as evidence of Linux being used to solve real-world problems
back in the 90s, when trying to win some people over to increased Linux usage
at the place where I worked then.
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