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AlexDeGruven · Not as tall as Bobby Tallbeer. Twilight Sparkle is overrated. · Icrontian

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  • Re: Moving servers soon

    The biggest thing to consider with NFS is the bandwidth between points. Any modern hardware will be able to handle some pretty heavy traffic over NFS, especially if it's doing just that (like a dedicated dumb file server). Unless you're getting super-crazy and doing massive segmentation over tens or hundreds of exports your only limit is going to be the inter-droplet bandwidth.

    Linc
  • SOLO TRAILER!!!!! Memorial Weekend!

    I'm so pumped that we don't have to wait until Christmas for the next Star Wars universe movie.

    The teaser teaser dropped during the Superb Owl last night. And the full teaser dropped this morning:

    Hype.

    And the teaser from last night:

    I really can't wait for Donald Glover as Lando.

    Cliff_ForsterGargoyle
  • Re: Cars you've owned throughout the years

    So... Not really my car, but a car that was in the family for a while. I never got to see it, personally, but it wasn't ever in the condition it is now (Concours-ready) when my great uncle owned it.

    Backstory: My great uncle used to tell a story about an old Bugatti he had in the 70s/80s. He had picked it up, as car collectors do, and didn't think much about it until another collector acquaintance wanted to make a trade. The offer was decent, some reasonably-rare Ferarri, but nothing spectacular. What gave my uncle pause was the eagerness with which the person wanted the trade. So he did some digging and found that the Bugatti was much more rare than he previously thought.

    Fast forward 30ish years. My uncle died a couple of years ago. My baby brother, the mechanic, was looking for something completely unrelated and came across a Sotheby's auction record that listed pretty much the entire history of a very rare (one of 3 currently existing out of only about 90 made) 1938 Bugatti 57c Avaris Cabriolet. In that history was my uncle's record of ownership. Unfortunately, the car was sold off some time in the late 80s/early 90s.

    But the cool thing is that we now have a pretty good record of the car that we'd only heard mentions of.

    Here's the Google cache of the auction link, since for some reason the direct link into the site isn't working today.

    https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:n1wQtlYp49kJ:https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/AM15/Amelia-Island/lots/r151-1938-bugatti-type-57c-aravis-cabriolet-by-gangloff/181581+&cd=6&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

    A little more historical detail: https://www.conceptcarz.com/profile/816,11694/1938-bugatti-type-57c.aspx

    BuddyJMt_GoatCrazyJoeTheRedburnaspieRommelGHoosdum
  • Re: New Ryzen build; opinions/recommendations wanted

    I just repurposed my old 5.1 receiver into an oversized DAC that also happens to function well as a monitor riser.

    Cliff_Forster
  • Re: Any watch nerds on Icrontic?

    Today's new arrival. Had to take a picture of the manual and use lens to grab the text, then run that through translate so I could figure out how to wind it.

    CrazyJoeMt_Goat

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