[ProgSoc] Windows / SMP and JobSoc

Nigel Sheridan-Smith nbsherid at engsoc.org.au
Tue Apr 29 20:34:50 EST 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 18:13 +1000, jedd wrote:
> After the stunning responses I got about disks for the SMB I'm
>  driven to ask these dumb questions.
>  1.  For licence reasons, I want to convince a Windows (2k3 server)
>  box that it's a single-core.  This is astonishingly easy, but nearly
>  pointless, with a Linux kernel.  Is it possible with Windows?
>  2.  At work they're looking for a 7-weeker PC deployment person,
>  not a lot of experience or skill required, but an understanding of
>  XP, SOEs, maybe Netware, ability to work unsupervised, yada yada.
>  90% of the time jobsoc is invoked, I wonder why they don't mention
>  dollars.  The other 10% of the time I roll my eyes at their hubris
>  (after they've specified the dollars).  So this gig's worth about $40
>  an hour.  Ideally to someone who wants a short gap fill and has
>  their own company they can bill through.  Ha!  (I'll say it for you.)





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