[rescue] Need SGI part.
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhcsys.com
Mon Oct 13 15:51:37 CDT 2003
Dave McGuire says ...
> On Monday, October 13, 2003, at 02:56 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > I've bought sleds off eBay, where the going price seems to be about
> > US$25.
> > Considering that my son just bought a decent, complete, loaded I^2 for
> > US$50, the eBAY price for sleds is ridiculous, but it seems to be the
> > price.
> Not at all. There are many more empty drive bays than there are
For his $50, Eric got an I^2 with 3 sleds, containing, repectively, a 2 gig
system drive, a DDS tape drive, and a CD-ROM drive. Plus an external SCSI
floppy. So, he could break the machine for parts and turn a tidy profit,
had he a mind to do such.
Of course, cars are like that, too, so I guess you're right. It's not too
silly. Just the market at work.
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