Re: Linux Expo Amsterdam/Things to bring

From: Paul Slootman (
Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 22:37:49 CET

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    On Sat 20 Jan 2001, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
    > On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Paul Slootman wrote:
    > > Is there any update on a wheelbarrow or something to
    > > transport equipment from/to car? Would the RAI have
    > > something available?
    > I suppose it's possible to park somewhere close to the show floor; booth
    > equipment of big companies usually is just as big and heavy.
    > Still: can anyone bring something on wheels that can carry a heavy monitor?

    I'll probably bring an 17inch monitor instead, that's a lot lighter than
    the trinitron tube in the Iiyama.

    > BTW Paul: when exactly do you plan to be at the RAI?

    Tuesday morning early. I don't have time to come on Monday evening,
    it's 150km from my home (Almelo).

    > And we also still need some (i.e. 3) chairs, some folding "kitchen" or
    > "garden" variety would be easiest to carry (if you know what I mean). I don't
    > have those. Anyone?

    I have one, and can probably bring another (normal) chair in the car.

    I also have colour A3's printed (by Ard van Breemen at Telegraafnet
    (where they use debian :-) ), I still have to cut and paste them into
    an A1. Hope have time to do that Monday evening (one of each).

    > Networking: as you know we won't have Internet, but we can set up a little LAN
    > just for fun. The things I'll bring have BNC & UTP (i.e. dual) 10Mbit. I can
    > bring a few coax cables, but only one very short UTP cable. No hub. What
    > network connections do other machines have?

    I use coax. I also have a number of AUI to BNC converters if necessary.

    > Power: if everyone can bring a few power cords etc, it should be possible to
    > connect everything ;-)

    I'll bring an extension cord, and also a couple of "stekerdozen".
    I don't think I'll bring my Sun IPC, as I haven't updated that in a
    _long_ time (although I could reinstall there :-) I won't bring the
    Sun monitor either, should be able to disply on the 17" (I'll test

    Does anyone have a system with USB? Then we can take pictures and
    display them... (I have a digital camera).

    How about sound? Should I bring my speakers?

    Paul Slootman


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