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Date:      Mon, 26 Jan 2004 19:54:32 +1000
From:      anubis <anubis357@optusnet.com.au>
To:        Jonathon McKitrick <jcm@FreeBSD-uk.eu.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ideas for an old BSD laptop?
Message-ID:  <200401261954.32870.anubis357@optusnet.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <20040122193954.GC55754@dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>
References:  <20040120223640.GB39542@dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org> <200401221923.52422.anubis357@optusnet.com.au> <20040122193954.GC55754@dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>

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On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 5:39 am, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:23:52PM +1000, anubis wrote:
> : We have an old laptop and are going to turn it into a music on hold
> : service for our pabx.
> :
> : Will be uploading files to it via ftp and running a cron job to list all
> : files in the ftp directory and start playing them.  People can listen
> : while on hold or we can listen in on the loudspeaker on the phone.
> :
> : There are plenty of command line driven players out there I am sure.
>
> Why a cron job to play them?  Why not just ssh in and run it that way?
>
>
> jm

Well the idea was for me to not have to touch it after I started it.  Admin 
staff can update it by sending files to it while I peacefully download 
windows critical updates and porno.






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