[rescue] Sun Unobtainium memory tool

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Tue Oct 21 11:46:10 CDT 2003

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >> I now have a pile of 1+s that make.. you guessed it.. a good
> >> footrest.
> >
> > It's fast enough to do some things still, right?  Fast enough to be a
> > nameserver, for example?
>    Sure.  There may be better choices, but VERY few machines will be as
> reliable, as compact, or pull that little power.  Sun4c-based boxes make
> excellent "utility" machines for these reasons.

My nameserver is an SS2/PowerUp.  It's overpowered for the task, but it's
what I had lying around.

>    That said, I don't have any in production anymore (and only one sun4m
> box left), but not because they're inadequate in any way.

Why is that, then?  I'm just curious.

Peace...  Sridhar

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