[rescue] advice on rescuing an e10k

Aaron Finley aaronfinley at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 23:54:03 CST 2006

On 12/4/06, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 12:38:45PM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > I think you could just about replace an E10K for certain tasks with
> > newer hardware that would use far less power and space.
> > E.g. quantity two quad Opteron box with 32GB RAM plus some FCAL or U320
> > arrays.
> The "old" Sun Store ran on a total of 38 400Mhz US-II CPUs spread across
> something like two E10Ks and an E6500 (or two E6500s and an E10K,
> something
> like that - the first version of this PDF that I saw had specific numbers
> on it).

I've never understood people who buy old, power hungry hardware to actually

Then again, who knew Sun did enough business to justify such a large server
setup. You learn something every day.

-- Aaron

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