[rescue] Perverse Question

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Jun 6 22:27:33 CDT 2003

On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Al Potter wrote:

> I have SEVERAL IPX/IPC systems that are currently in use as doorstops,
> bookshelf props, monitor stands, etc.  I have replaced them with cheapass
> LXen and Classics, as they have more bawls and builtin 10BaseT.


> No, these IPX/IPCs are not rescuable.


> Dropping a mini-itx mobo into these is interesting (I'm thinking cluster,
> BTW), but the power supply issue bothers me....

I see.  Beowulf, perhaps?

> I would much rather use the sun PS than rape it out and kludge in some
> cheapass PC PS.

You mean, you wouldn't rather get rid of the Suns and use PC hardware
for a bunch of PCs?  Some people actually still -use- sun4c hardware
because it's bulletproof and MORE than adequate for stuff like DNS and
light SMTP.

comp.hardware.sun.rape.rape.rape   is ----> thataway.  Rescue is quite
the opposite of that.

Jonathan Patschke   )  "Leave your lawsuits at home.  I have guns."
Elgin, TX          (                      --"Kountry" Mike Lundgren

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