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Virtualization Just Isn't Cool Enough

That's right, folks, you heard me: As awesome as it is to be able cram two racks of servers into a few U, sometimes virtual environments just don't cut the mustard. And sometimes, they're just not that cool.

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Virtual DOS BBS with Qemu

Every few years I get the urge to set up a telnetable BBS. Over my many aborted attempts, I've tried everything from Synchronet's Win32 port to running various DOS-based BBS software under Windows which worked okay, albeit sluggy and using TCP/IP meant that most of the good old doors were out of the question. Now, however, it's 2008 and virtualization is the buzz-word du jour, so why not learn about it, HTI style??

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