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Re: [midatlanticretro] big Compaq machines

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  • Cory Smelosky
    Sent from my iPhone ... Very little here ever reaches the scrap heap. It has to actually catch fire or be smoking/dead + tripped a breaker to see the scrap
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 1 7:48 PM
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      Sent from my iPhone

      > On 1 Sep 2013, at 20:28, "Dave McGuire" <Mcguire@...> wrote:
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      > On 09/01/2013 08:20 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
      >>> Is anyone here interested in a few very large Compaq rackmount PCs?
      >>> These aren't like any other PCs around...one of them takes up easily
      >>> half of a 6' rack, but there's only one of those. Full redundancy, full
      >>> hot-swappability, lots of drive bays. These are PPro and/or P-II era
      >>
      >> I'm interested if the processors are hotswap. ;)
      >
      > I believe they are. The caveat is that these machines must be
      > protected. I know you, and I know you'd give them a good home...I'd
      > just need an acknowledgement that you will do everything in your power
      > to keep these machines away from the scrap heap.

      Very little here ever reaches the scrap heap. It has to actually catch fire or be smoking/dead + tripped a breaker to see the scrap heap here.

      Okay...there are exceptions but those exceptions are commodity crap.

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      > If we're good on that, come get 'em!

      Okay! Toss one in my pile.

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      > And actually I overestimated; the big one is perhaps 1/3 of a rack,
      > not half. I'm pretty sure it's a ProLiant 7000, or very similar. There
      > are (I think) two more, much smaller.

      Mmmm. Interesting.

      >
      >> Who (other than everyone) wouldn't mind a fully fault-tolerant netware box?
      >
      > I think they're great boxes...REALLY great boxes actually...they're
      > just not within my (narrowing) focus.

      Understandable. ;)

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      > -Dave
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      > Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      > New Kensington, PA
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