[rescue] Top 10 Sun?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu Apr 10 08:26:02 CDT 2003
On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, PurpleT3K wrote:
> 1. Sun 2/120
> 2. Sun 3/60
Never used them, but the 3/60 always struck me as paricularly well-
> 3. SPARCstation 1
Hardy little boxes, but pretty underpowered. You could've at least
picked a 1+.
> 4. ULTRA 1
Nice. I have nearly half a dozen of them. They can't hold a candle to
their bigger brother, the U2, though.
> 9. SPARCstation 10
Another venerable workhorse. I can't recall how many of these I
deployed for a former employer--easily two dozen over the course of one
> 10. ULTRA 5
I thought this was a list of the top-10 -best- Sun workstations, not the
top-10 worst-performing and underengineered Sun workstations. Next to
its contemporaries (U30, U60), it's a festering heap of dung. It has
CMD640 IDE, for goodness' sake--the same IDE controller that caused
Apple so much grief in the early G3 line! Granted, it's a decent piece
of equipment (if you've nothing else, anyway), but it's nowhere near the
Jonathan Patschke *) Q: What do you call the hum of a rack of Apple
Thorndale, TX (* XServes?
*) A: The Al Gore Rhythm.
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