[rescue] best rackmount Sun (used) for $1k
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Aug 2 12:21:10 CDT 2006
On Wednesday 02 August 2006 12:00, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> 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?
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