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by boat
Tue Feb 05, 2002 9:12 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Why??
Replies: 6
Views: 1047

oh. i thought that the agp bus operated at 2x the pci bus, ie, 66MHz. and the pci 2.2 comliancy was a voltage thing. Either way, 33/66MHz compared to 2GHz processors ;- I suppose that maybe the system bus has to travel a greater distance across the motherboad, that maybe electrical noise would becom...
by boat
Fri Feb 01, 2002 2:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Why??
Replies: 6
Views: 1047

Maybe someone else can give me some insight, but why the H E double-hockey sticks does everyone in the computer industry essentially put all their effort into making "lightning fast processors" or super quad speed ram, when the major bottlneck isn't the cpu and memory anymore? I mean, the pci bus, f...
by boat
Thu Jan 24, 2002 6:46 pm
Forum: Other Games...
Topic: Thief
Replies: 21
Views: 2324

I got a copy of theif 2 with my sound card when i got it. but i think i still had my pci Voodoo3 at the time, so it was a little choppy...plus my brother is currently borrowing it ;-p When i did play, i didn't even make it thru the first level. i usually got as far as using the water arrow to put ou...
by boat
Thu Jan 24, 2002 6:42 pm
Forum: Other Games...
Topic: Sim games, anyone?
Replies: 37
Views: 3617

yeesh. i havne't played any sim games since like, the original simcity ;-p

i dug me some populous though, on my dad's old Atari ST :smile:

is Simgolf like simcity/rollercoaster tychoon/etc?

What about 'Sims'? a buddy of mine is addicted to that now :razz:
by boat
Wed Jan 23, 2002 6:07 pm
Forum: Half Life-TFC tips
Topic: Emp survival =-p
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Since we have several practicing engineers, thought i'd pass on some advice if you have to go up against one. Drop any extra ammo! Emps _luv_ metal. that why pyros vaporize from an emp attack. But for most other classes, if you drop that extra ammo pack that you pick up, you should be able to last t...
by boat
Mon Jan 21, 2002 4:55 pm
Forum: NME News
Topic: too good to refuse
Replies: 25
Views: 3354

isn't shaitan, kinam and indy down in FL? i assume saithan is too.

(don't know where they all are though ;-p)

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by boat
Sun Jan 20, 2002 6:37 pm
Forum: Other Games...
Topic: Tribes 2...?
Replies: 10
Views: 1224

Yello. just picked up Tribes 2 today from CompUSA for $10! Anyone else play this? Yet to install it though...too busy playin' tfc! ;-p
by boat
Tue Jan 08, 2002 9:59 pm
Forum: The Barnacle
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 7
Views: 891

Hello. I created this forum so I can get user input. So if you'd like to see a new forum for something, or have a particular tip/suggestion you'd like to share, post away! :smile:
by boat
Thu Jan 03, 2002 9:25 am
Forum: Software
Topic: FTP/masking
Replies: 3
Views: 532

doh! guess i shoulda mentioned, but yes i'm using proftpd Does it matter where or how the: DocumentRoot ~/ is placed in the config and these are just dummy accounts for ftp usage only, so i'm not worried about users changing any of their personal settings or anything. I also didn't want to have one ...
by boat
Thu Jan 03, 2002 12:14 am
Forum: Software
Topic: FTP/masking
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Alright. I want to/have set up an ftp account so i can share some files (mainly with my brother and father...and maybe a .shn server/trading server, or a temporary file server if needed). i want/need to mask the parent directories for the ftp accounts that i have setup. for example, let;s say i have...
by boat
Mon Dec 17, 2001 10:40 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: MySQL Backup?
Replies: 4
Views: 550

alright, now this might be a little M$-esque, i guess i'm asking if there's a 'standard' file association with mysql files...ie, phpbb.mysql, phpbb-mysql, or something of the sort =-
by boat
Wed Dec 12, 2001 6:07 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: MySQL Backup?
Replies: 4
Views: 550

I was just wondering if there's an overall 'conventional' way and place for backing up databases? =-

ie. /usr/home/mysql/phpbb.backup

(i just didn't want ot stick something where it probably shouldn't go ;-...under / or something)

(can you tell i'm a Unix newbie yet? ;-p)