[rescue] Need SGI part.

nimitz at ns1.nimitzbrood.com nimitz at ns1.nimitzbrood.com
Mon Oct 13 16:01:39 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.

It doesn't run Windows how could it possibly be useful?  ;-)


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