[rescue] Re: Perverse Question
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Mon Jun 16 23:19:33 CDT 2003
On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Al Potter wrote:
> Oh, OK, and __I__ was a heathen because I __ASKED__ about
> frankensteining an IPC with a PC mobo?!?
If the IPC were functioning, yes.
> I get it.... a treb is retro tech, so you're "rescuing"
> the maching by hurling it....
An example of such an candidate would be this IBM RS/6000 here.
It's old. The motherboard is cracked. The case is bent. I lack a lot
of the smaller components to make it whole. I killed a week or so
trying to resurrect it. It Will Not Run Again. Beyond that, it was a
dog back when it was current, and, as a result, IBM doesn't really admit
to having ever made it. You'll find more mention of a 7011-250 on their
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