computing and gaming @ IIIT

by oBelIX

its been a long time since I played a new computer game. a very long time.

Why have I not played new games?? Well, mainly because of the dire shortage of good games. Since BW2, GTA there havent been many good games on campus (you may say that I am neglecting POP but I played sands of time and the one after that and POP gets pretty darn monotonous).

Actually, right now I am in no mood to play an FPS. I’d rather play a nice RPG like Fable / Diablo etc …

Yesterday, we asked some people about the utter overkill of resources in 210 and 204. AFAIK the institute has a good chunk of machines of the P3-1GHz / 128MB RAM config. THe machines that used to be in lab 2 / lab 328 / lab 329 last year. However this year the decided to get 64 bit machines with 512 MB RAM and an ATI card and use them as dumb terminals in 210 and 204.

Basically, the funda is that the old machines do not have BOOTROM / BOOTRAM.  Again AFAIK booting from the network is a function of the network card. Anyway, I still feel its a gross misuse of computing power giving awesome PC’s for acting as ssh clients.


PS – sticking to computing, why cant we install a DHCP server and an SMS so that we could automate installs of XP over the network??

PS1 – OK, enough geeky stuff for this post (srry for the excessive computer related stuff over the last few posts)
PS2 – se classes are becoming a pain in the ass

PS3 – New TV series called scrubs on campus. Kinda funny.

PS4 – Everybody Loves Raymond rocks.

PS5 – Does anyone remember the following rhyme …

This old man, he played three
he played knick knack up a tree
with a knick knack paddy whack give a dog a bone
this old man came rolling home

This old man, he played seven
he played knick knack upto heaven
with a knick knack paddy whack give a dog a bone
this old man came rolling home

THis old man, he played eight
he played knick knack on my gate
with a knick knack paddy whack give a dog a bone
this old man came rolling home

PS6 – Ppl please stop spamming on yahoo. I got this message 10 times within one minute.
This is a story of four people called Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was some important work that had to be done, and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry because of this, since it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody understood that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended with Everybody blaming Somebody as Nobody did what Anybody could have done