[rescue] Re: Free goodies (northern CA) (dave at cca.org)
rescue at sunhelp.org
Sun Jun 10 08:06:52 CDT 2001
I live out by DC (Rockville to be exact) and I am certain that there
must be tons of old government and biotech machines out there, its just that
I can never find them. Can the general public buy from this company, or am
> From: "Loomis, Rip" <GILBERT.R.LOOMIS at saic.com>
> To: "'rescue at sunhelp.org'" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: RE: [rescue] Free goodies (northern CA)
> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 20:28:39 -0400
> Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> What's really sad is that we have an E3000
> on loan from Sun to work with Portal Server
> (4x170MHz CPUs, 1GB RAM...a low-end box) but
> we had so much trouble getting the current
> version of the software that the box has
> been running just a screensaver for the
> last 4 months. We finally got Portal Server
> as part of the current "Developer bundle"
> promotion, so perhaps the box will finally
> get put to good use.
> ObRescue #1:
> Thanks *very* much to James for the suggestion
> about FC #A0089 for the U1/170E fan. New
> MB and heatsink are in transit to my office...
> and I discovered that the last "home of record"
> for my 170E was the CIA...
> ObRescue #2:
> I happened upon the Baltimore equivalent of
> that warehouse where they take the Ark of
> the Covenant on Friday...how about 3 skids
> each of SPARC 5s and 10s, plus AT LEAST
> 4 skids of 16/17" Sun monitors and 6 skids
> of 20" monitors? Supposedly there are
> SPARC 20s in there somewhere as well...but
> the prize was an 11-month old 21" premium
> Sun monitor for $200. Oh my...it's...big.
> If those guys ever decide to unload all those
> 5s and 10s, then the bottom will *really*
> drop out of the used Sun market...
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