[Ubuntu-US-CA] OSCON

phillip tribble phillip.tribble at gmail.com
Sat May 16 05:43:31 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com> wrote:

> Nice catch, Eric!
> If I am reading the materials correctly (I'll read them again over the
> next days), Tricord's electricity rates seem to be $109.50 discounted
> rate for 5A / 500W of power during the show, the smallest available
> option.  I suspect this would be mighty helpful if we could make it
> happen in some way.
> Pricing from Tricord seems to be $895 for a 10/100 cat5 wire
> connection plus $200 for additional IP addresses provided by
> StreamLine.  The contract says an IP is required for each computer.
> This is bolded, italicized and it says regardless of NAT.  "Internet
> Access at the San Jose Convention Center is through a DS-3 (45Mb/sec)
> circuit from Allegience / XO (30 times the bandwidth of a standard T-1
> connection)."  I see no discussion (or guarantee) of bandwidth.
> Tethered 3G connections, anyone?  I have a pair of WRT54GL we can use
> at the show.  They can be configured to do NAT and some other
> interesting things that I'll try to learn before the show.  I know
> they have extensive capabilities with the right combination of
> software and configuration.  Hopefully we can arrange for a secured
> wifi connection from a friendly neighbor.  I have constructed some
> simple, inexpensive and effective directional reflectors (using file
> folders and aluminum foil) for the antennas to boost signals. [1]
> Thoughts?
> --
> -- Grant Bowman                                   <grantbow at gmail.com>

I put a request in with shippit for 20 CD's. Wish me luck =)

Phillip Tribble
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