[SunRescue] SS2 usefulness (waz: 5 major manufacturers?)

Ken Hansen n2vip at bellatlantic.net
Thu Sep 28 08:03:44 CDT 2000

There is your answer - you were, in the end, willing to pay $400/ea for the

The price won't drop until Sun is sitting on a large number of cards that
won't sell...

BTW, exactly *who* is paying $1902 -> $3000 for SS5/170 remanufactured by
sun? (see http://store.sun.com/catalog/doc/BrowsePage.jhtml?cid=30962 )

Or anywhere near that price?

Ken Hansen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave McGuire" <mcguire at neurotica.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: [SunRescue] SS2 usefulness (waz: 5 major manufacturers?)

>   I constantly have the same problem!  Sun made a *lot* of those darned
> FSBE/S cards...Industry marketing pressure has most of the world
> thinking that anything less than 100mbps ethernet is useless, so why
> aren't those 10mbps FSBE/S cards super-cheap now??  It really pisses
> me off.  Only now are they becoming remotely affordable; my company
> bought hundreds of them for a large project about a year ago, we had
> pay upwards of $400/ea for the damned things!

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