[rescue] best rackmount Sun (used) for $1k

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 11:00:39 CDT 2006

Patrick Finnegan wrote:
>>> Sending to NY, about $500-600 if it's going to a residence (per rack).
>>> Subtract $100-150 if it's going to a business with a loading dock, or you
>>> can pick up from a shipping terminal.
>> Is it possible to turn one of the nodes into a working system without
>> spending too much?
>> Anybody wanna trade me a halfway-decent AIX box for a D1K full of 9G
>> disks and the PCI controller card to go with it? 8-)
> The main problem you need to overcome is that the system need a reasonably 
> high-current 48VDC supply.  I'm not exactly sure how much current, but I know 
> it shouldn't be more than 56A peak per node (and is probably much less).

But if you pick up an entire rack, the PS is in there, no?

Peace...  Sridhar

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