[rescue] Need SGI part.

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Oct 13 15:59:29 CDT 2003

On Monday, October 13, 2003, at 04:17 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>>    Not at all.  There are many more empty drive bays than there are
>> sleds.
> You can thank the DoD and paranoid universities and companies for that.
> Somehow, they seem to think the disc sled holds just as much valuable
> data as the disc itself, and must be destroyed prior to sending the
> system off for surplus.  They just couldn't -bear- spending a minute
> per disc removing the sled and tossing it back in the computer so that
> it might actually be -useful-.

   It's not a PC, and it's more than four months old...how could it 
possibly be useful?  Everybody knows computers stop processing data 
when they're more than a few months old.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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