[SunRescue] ss 4/470 for sale or trade
mangino at cis.ohio-state.edu
Thu Jul 1 12:06:04 CDT 1999
I'll be picking up a pdp-11/73 sometime this week. I'm willing to trade it, but you have to come to Columbus Ohio to pick it up!
> On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 04:38:42PM -0400, Kent Rankin wrote:
> > >> actually, that's a terrible idea. ebay doesn't allow buyers to make bids
> > >> consisting of old hardware. bah.
> > >They dont? Thats news to me.. They even have some categories (two of my
> > >favorites):
> > > computers - hardware - mainframes
> > > computers - hardware - vintage
> > Hey now... mainframe gear still has quite a place. Why just recently I
> > was working on a set of five IBM S/390 G5's, and let me tell you... it beats
> > anything Sun has ever made. =) You want to talk about power? Eek...
> > However, their OS's and interfaces suck. And I don't mean that lightly,
> > so, in the end I love workstations and supers... sigh... =)
> > -Kent Rankin
> Personally, I have a love affair with "big iron". I"ve got most of a 4/690MP
> in my garage, and talked with a guy today about obtaining another , or at
> least the guts to one.. my ideal acquisition would be a PDP-11, tho - I've
> always wanted one, and now I have a rack (an empty 690 chassis) to put it
> If I only had the money and a truck to collect stuff fulltime..
> Bill Bradford * mrbill at frenzy.com * mrbill at sunhelp.com
> http://www.sunhelp.com / http://www.sunhelp.org
> >From a Sun Microsystems bug report (#4102680):
> "Workaround: don't pound on the mouse like a wild monkey."
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