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

Sheldon T. Hall shel at tandem.artell.net
Sun Jul 30 13:39:01 CDT 2006

Jochen Kunz wrote ...
> Andrew Weiss <ajwdsp at cloud9.net> wrote:
> > > There are a couple of B50's on eBay right now - from checking
> > > competed listings some have sold for less than $150 (including one
> > > for only   $77).
> > I have one of those.  Problem is I have no RAM for it.  RAM 
> > for those
> > is expensive.  I don't want to cannibalize my 44P for that.
> AFAIK the 43P-150 / B50 uses PC100 registered ECC SDRAM. You 
> may be able
> to plug in some PeeCee stuff as this type of RAM was common in "server
> class" PeeCees of the P II / III era.

I think I have a bag of that stuff around here somewhere.  All 128 MB units,
IIRC.  If the above is really the stuff, and if it will help, let me know
and I'll dig it out.

I also have a couple of surplus RAMBUS DIMMs (and associated blank DIMMs),


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