Old Vista Laptop Into A Linux ZFS File Server

You might be surprised at how much potential for usefulness still remains in older equipment.

My wife’s old laptop originally booted with Windows Vista, which (apart from being a generally substandard OS – Microsoft employees ran into so many problems with it, they reportedly didn’t even use it internally*) is no longer supported*(2). Mainstream support for Vista ended back in 2012, and as of April 11 2017, Vista will be officially dead….(Read the rest)