tillman at seekingfire.com
Tue Mar 15 15:34:18 EST 2005
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:22:34PM -0800, pete wright wrote:
> It's all Alpha-NetBSD based and because they have been in existence
> for so long the system feels very mature. The setup scripts are
> execellent, and despite the heavy load on the boxen it still seems
> quite responsive. If you have not done so yet, I'd check them out. I
> opted to pay a one time fee of $36 which gives me web hosting privs,
> full ssh access, email and DynDNS capabilites. They also have BBS
> archives and a pretty great gopher system running to (ahh gopher I
> hardly knew yee). As time goes on I can pay a little more and get DNS
> hosting and MySQL access (I think $10 or so). For what they offer,
> and the cost, I don't think of the $36 as a fee, but more of a
> donation to a great service.
> In any event, I'm quite stoked and think folks should check it out.
> IMO this is probably the best public access Unix system I've ever
> logged onto (including my various University accounts).
I'll second that -- they run a public shell server like it ought to be
run. ARPA membership is _cheap_ for what you get.
-T, aka tillman at sdf.lonestar.org
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