[rescue] first real server hardware

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Apr 16 22:12:04 CDT 2004

On Friday 16 April 2004 08:24, Steve Hatle wrote:
> On 4/16/04 12:45 AM, "Patrick Finnegan"  wrote:
> > I don't mind the "dual 32-way" PPro-200 machine my friend and I
> > picked up. (Two nodes of 32-processors).  Only runs NCR's MP-RAS
> > (SVR4 Unix) or Linux (to some extent):
> >
> > http://www.ozonelair.com/computers/ncr/ncr.htm
> God- I love that. In for 7 million bucks, and out for $40.00 four
> years later...

That's not quite true.  It probably listed for $7M when it was new in 
1996, but by 1999 had lost a lot of its value... and Purdue didn't pay 
anything (up front) for it; it was a donation.

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