[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Brian Howe bwhowe at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 19:17:08 CDT 2005

I've worked with 6800s, E10Ks and E15Ks and they eat memory, boards,
and CPUs quite rapidly... and these were not even the productions
boxen under any kind of heavy load.

On 9/16/05, Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 19:44, Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:
> > They're going fully-configured for under $10K; heck, someone in .au just
> > bought one down there with 30 CPUs and 28GB for under $1600 USD.
> I acutally thought about buying an E10K; but someone I know counseled me
against it, saying that they eat CPUs and are often getting boards replaced in
> Of course, without a service contract, you won't get that done for you :-)
> --Patrick
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