[rescue] Resurrecting an IBM RS/6000 model 590

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sun Feb 8 22:23:34 CST 2004

On Feb 8, 2004, at 8:13 PM, Eric Webb wrote:

> Umm, I think we have two of these, with keys, sitting by the dumpster
> at work.
> Handful of video adapters, SCSI cards, token ring adapters, even a
> PrestoServe card in one of them.
590's... Slobber... get get... the precioussssesss.... Don't let
nasssty trixy garbage men pick up.

> I'm kind of surprised anyone would be interested in these things.  But
> if you
> are out there, let me know and I can try asking the powers...   I may
> get
> points for cleaning up the place :P  (I got a 7012-390 and 7043-150
> from work
> once decommed, so the likelihood is good.  There's a 7012-E20 that was
> just
> decommed, and still the likelihood of a few 7015-R50's in 12-18
> months.)
Not quite sure, but sound cool too.

"I know you like to keep tabs on your parents to make sure they havent
blown up the TV, moved to the country, planted peaches and found Jesus
on their own." -- My mother in an e-mail recently

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