[rescue] Sun E4000 systems - wow they're cheap

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Jul 14 11:13:31 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 03:40:39AM +1200, Gavin Hubbard wrote:

> I had no idea that E4000 machines were getting this cheap. I guess the
> relicensing costs[1] make these machines worthless for commercial use.

A few locals have gotten them really cheap.  One guy got one practically
free, just having to "agree" to taking it and a 3500 away immediately.

> [1] Sun charges just on 28,500 USD to relicense this system (part
> SOLIS-090-Y9U9, Solaris 9 Midrange Server16 Upgrade RTU, 16 CPU
> Maximum, SPARC Platform Edition).

That's just insane.


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