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Re: Now OT: Random musings - was 1024-bit RSA keys in danger of compromise
> Joe Sprankle wrote:
> Funny this all came up. I was planning on buying 2 pentim 266(I think) with
> 64mb ram each for $120 at lunch today. There is a micro-center near my work
> that always has these old compaqs that they get from somewhere. They have
> 2.5 gb hd's and even come with good Intel nic's. For someone like myself who
> is self teaching themself *nix and networking in general, it would have
> never happened without the free 486's I started networking together back in
> the day.
> my 2 cents...
A chap down the road sells working 486 boxen in shrink-wrapped pallets of 50
at £220. I've never asked, but I'm sure he would give a volume discount.
You could use them for flooring, or even walls...