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32744Re: [midatlanticretro] What to do with old Sun h/w? (fwd)

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  • Dave McGuire
    Oct 9, 2013
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      On 10/09/2013 06:34 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
      >>>>>> I hope someone can save these. Grand machines, they are. I can provide
      >>>>>> additional hardware and bring-up assistance as required. I have run,
      >>>>>> literally, thousands of these machines. I just can't adopt any more of them.
      >>>>>> (unless they magically show up here...they won't be turned away)
      >>>>> I'd happily save them. I'm not in the area and iirc they're a big big to
      >>>>> ship.
      >>>> No. They are small desktop "pizza box" form-factor machines, about half
      >>>> the volume of a PeeCee. Trivial to ship.
      >>> Ahh. I was thinking of a Sun-2. ;)
      >> No...several generations past Sun-2. These are SPARC-based workstations,
      >> Sbus. Good ones.
      > They certainly look nice.
      > I think i'm becoming a Sun collector. Soon i'll need an e10k. ;)

      I have an E10K. You can come pet mine. You can't have it, though. ;)

      That is, I believe, the heaviest single computer that I have here.

      > (Or a 12K as StarKitty is an awesome codename for a beast of a machine)

      Ohhh my. Yes, that's a beast.


      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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