• RIP HP Pavilion, 2003-2016

    From Poindexter Fortran to All on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 16:24:15
    My BBS box entered a state of permanent hibernation this afternoon.

    The system was my father's desktop system for 3 years until he upgraded his system, then ran realitycheckBBS non-stop from 2006 until just recently.

    It ran flawlessly, the 1.2 gigahertz Celeron chip and 512 megabytes of RAM serving bad information 24/7 thanks to a state of the art cooling system.

    I moved the BBS over to a temporary system while I planned to replace the hard disk. When I wired everything up, the motherboard died - no power, no beep.

    The BBS is survived by a Thinkpad T60 and dual core Dell workstation.

    Donations can be made to the obsolete computer museum.