[SunRescue] Odd Machine(s)
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Sat Mar 10 10:58:20 CST 2001
Thanx, Processor is listed as ROSS 90mhz
so I guess my thoughts are to buy them, put
both CPUs in one box along with the RAM
and see what i get.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Hansen" <n2vip at bellatlantic.net>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2001 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Odd Machine(s)
> WOuld really all depend on the CPUs, IMHO.
> $250 w/ CD-ROM and 128 Meg RAM and 2 Gig HD would be a reasonable deal for
> single slow processor, but once you get above an SM50/51 processor it
> becoming a very good deal.
> Remember, you can get a machine that will most likely blow the Ross
> out of the water for $999 at Sun.com (Sun Blade 100) - with 128 Meg RAM,
> Gig HD, CD-ROM 10/100 ehternet, and 500 MHz UltraSPARC CPU.
> RAM for the SS/20 will cost you about $.50 to $1/meg while RAM for the
> 100 is about $100 for 256 Meg RAM.
> If you plan on adding anything to the SS/20 clone machines described here,
> you may want to consider your needs and other options...
> I would really have to question investing $400 in an SS/20 series machine
> today ($250 for unit, $150 for more RAM, maybe another HD + bracket), but
> that is me.
> Just wanted to share my thoughts with you - good luck!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Les" <les at cdproc.com>
> To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 10, 2001 10:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Odd Machine(s)
> > Thanx for the info,
> > I'd have to guess that $250 each with CDROM
> > 128MB and 2GB disk would be a fairly good deal?
> > Les
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bill Bradford" <mrbill at mrbill.net>
> > To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> > Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 10:03 PM
> > Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Odd Machine(s)
> > > Basically they're ss20 clones in strange semi-pyramidial
> > > cases. Uses U1/SS20 ram and normal MBus CPUs; they sold
> > > with Ross CPUs (of course). Runs normal Solaris. We had
> > > one at Texas.Net in '96, it was a good machine (until we
> > > bought a bunch of E450s..)
> > >
> > > Probably one of the best "high end" 32-bit machines that
> > > came out before the Ultra series took over.
> > >
> > > Bill
> > >
> > > On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 12:06:04PM -0600, Les wrote:
> > > > All,
> > > > I have never seen a Ross Hyperstation SS30. What do they
> > > > look like? Are they clones of the SS10 or the SS20?
> > > > I have the opportunity? to pick up 2 of them for cheap
> > > > This is what I was told:
> > > > "They are a little larger than a Sun Sparc box, but they can hold up
> > 4
> > > > processor at one time.
> > > > They have 8 memory sockets, use regular SCSI CD ROM
> > > > and Hard Drives.
> > > > They are supposed to be clones of the next generation SS20's."
> > > > Truth or friction?
> > > > Any S_O_tear_wreck info/knowledge would be appreciated!
> > > > Les
> > >
> > > --
> > > Bill Bradford
> > > mrbill at mrbill.net
> > > Austin, TX
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