[SunRescue] SPARCBook 3GX for sale

ReagenWardward at zilla.nu ReagenWardward at zilla.nu
Fri Sep 8 23:51:43 CDT 2000

On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 11:41:22PM -0500, Scott Newell wrote:
> >This machine was part of the great fabled Pennington / Herman-Miller deal.
> It's
> For the benefit of the new people, what was the great fabled Pennington /
> Herman-Miller deal?

A guy named Ross Pennington (I think) bought a few pallets full of SPARCBooks on
the cheap, and sold them on the cheap.  3GX boxes went for $400 (with 32MB and
about half an install of 2.5.1 usually) and lower-end boxes went cheaper.
Pretty much made old SPARCBooks affordable for a while.

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