[SunRescue] Can someone tell me what I just bought please?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Sep 17 14:40:46 CDT 2000

On September 17, dave at cca.org wrote:
> mcguire at neurotica.com writes:
> >On September 16, Mike Nicewonger wrote:
> >> It's a 4M machine and uses the 4/600 system board. The latest version of
> >> Solaris supported without a hack is 2.5.1. It will also run Linux and
> >> OpenBSD.
> >  ...and NetBSD. ;)
> >> Damn fine machines. A tad noisy, they make plenty of heat and are
> >> just cool in a monster sized sort of way.
> >  Ahh, Mike, my good friend.  Sometime I'll show you a *truly large*
> >computer.
> Well, there's only one *truly large* sparc machine. Anyone else here
> have the pleasure of seeing a CM5 up-close? Ahhhhh......

  It made me feel all warm & buttery inside. 8)

  The frustrating part: I know a guy who has one in his garage, and he
won't part with it!  Time to send him another "tired of it yet?" email...

    -Dave McGuire

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