[rescue] hard drives for sparc10?

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Mon Jan 17 18:37:54 CST 2005

Bruce Pullig wrote:
> At 04:25 PM 1/17/2005, you wrote:
>> [0] I loaned it to my place of employment and they have since been
>>     unwilling to reimburse me for it, nor return it.  Thus, my Indy has
>>     been sitting diskless since then (although I wouldn't have had time
>>     to do anything with the Indy these past few months anyway).
> I had the exact same problem with the exact same part once before.   I 
> grabbed my 68-50 pin adapter from home to help out another department 
> that was in a pinch.  After a month of my Indy being down due to their 
> not buying one of their own, and repeated calls.  They complained that 
> they were too expensive. (I think I paid around $10) I removed mine from 
> their Indigo 2 and told the manager that he needed to buy one, and that 
> I didn't have one he could borrow any longer.   I did give him 
> directions to Fry's.
> I hate to be hard nosed, but if I can buy a part for one of my systems 
> at home, they are not too expensive for a business to purchase.  No 
> matter what department they are in.  "We have no budget" doesn't fly.

Same kind of situation here. I agree. I will loan something to $work if 
I have it, am not using it, and they'll buy one. Other than that...


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