[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.

Paul Sladen rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 00:06:27 CDT 2001

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> Aren't the zSeries machines even more tightly controlled that the Crays?
> I heard one place (old Byte maybe) that you can't buy an IBM mainframe,
> you can only rent them.  I've also heard that every IBM mainframe
> installed has a dedicated phone line connected back to the nearest IBM
> center.

I did hear a ?rumour? of some high-end installation (Sun?) that came with
integrated GSM phone for connection back to the Foobar service department.


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