[SunRescue] the aftermath...

Tim Hauber Tim_Hauber at STEV.net
Thu Dec 16 21:47:18 CST 1999

rescue at sunhelp.org,Internet writes:
>i am now the proud owner of an apple network server 500/132. it was free,
>part of the aftermath of the throw-everything-away spree. it's only got
>32 megs of ram, but it came with a dds-2 dat drive, and a cdrom drive 
>containing the aix/ppc media. i don't have an aaui transciever yet, but
>i got the os installed and the beast is up and running. the case is
>incredibly clean... it looks brand new with the exception of the fact
>that someone broke a fucking key off in the front panel lock/switch which
>is required to boot into single user mode or from cdrom. the plastic is
>chewed up on account of me turning the switch with a pair of pliers too
>many times. the lack of a key also means that i can't open up the back
>of the chassis without seriously mutilating the thing. if the locks 
>didn't both double as switches, i'd just break 'em off... anyone know
>of a source for keys for these things? :P they'll probably use the same
>keys as the apple q950. these are "real" keys, but only a few variants
>exist. any ideas?

If they are like the keys for the 9150 network Server they are only
marginally keys, in fact a gently wiggled bobby-pin would probably do the

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