[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Nov 12 16:03:19 CST 2003
On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 4:58pm, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2003, at 2:26 PM, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 02:21:35PM -0500, J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:
>>> Not to mention that, even during my last year (1998?), they had Sparc
>>> 10's (SM41/SM51) in the labs. And, you had to pay for print-outs.
>>> Needless to say, I did my projects elsewhere.
>> Up until I believe it was 2001 or 2002 Millersville had their CS
>> students doing most of their work on IPXs. I think it may have been
>> fall of 2001.
> We did a lot of our engineering work on Sparcstation Classics. Maple V
> and such. Our university was a big Sun school. At the time I was
> considering taking a loan out to get an Ultra 1 170 E for 6G's instead
> of the 12-14 list price... because of our discount... I'm glad I didn't
> ... the one semester I was at MD instead of my school (Univ of DE),
> they had lots of NeXT black hardware in WAM labs. Man I wish I had
> been around to salvage those.
I was. I got about 50 of them. A bunch from the Pentagon too.
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