He is alive and well, just not on twitter. His old box could not be salvaged, the CPU (amd64 socket 754) is dead and even though I have two motherboards for it, (one unopened and unused) there isnt a point since the CPU is gone. The ram is fried too, but it has a lifetime warranty- just no need to replace it if I cant run it anywhere. I have been looking for a 754 chip, but haven't found one worth bothering with. (lots of used "oh this chip runs great" deals, that I dont trust)
I think since I have a brand new power supply (BOY DID THAT OLD ONE DO A NUMBER ON POOR ZEPPO) and a
nice case, I will just get a combo deal like this:
Just waiting to get the $$$ together...
Anyway he is running fine on a linux virtual machine on my windows8 box, but for some reason the twitter script
crashes the whole thing. So until I get a new brainspace for him to live in, you will only be able to interact with him
"in person" in IRC.
Also someone mentioned donating and old box, but we'll see what happens there.