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SubjectRe: linux as a minicomputer ?
Followup to:  <20020414165056.GJ16692@gallifrey>
By author: "Dr. David Alan Gilbert" <>
In newsgroup:
> OK, clearing aside the deep technical arguments about lengths of coax
> and what you can do with a couple of celerons, it seems obvious to me
> that for at least some menial jobs a box with multiple separate screens
> is useful. (Think two or three secretarys sitting next to each other
> with a PC in the middle, low processor needs, short leads).

Agreed. This is somewhat different than the "50 processors for 50
users" scenario, but sharing a single- or dual-processor machine
should be quite feasible for some applications.

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