[rescue] Want some IBM SP?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Jun 22 23:56:51 CDT 2006

On Wednesday 21 June 2006 16:23, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> So, I just bought a bunch of frames of 9076-N81 nodes from work that we
> were getting rid of.  I'd like to divest myself of some of the frames of
> nodes, as I don't have room, power, cooling, or a use for all 10
> frames...
> The frames each have 16 x 375MHz POWER3-II's, 8 or 16GB ram, a pair of
> 18GB hdd's and an SPMX2  or Switch2 switch card (I also have some SP
> switches).  I wanna get $150/node (or $600/rack) for the nodes with
> 16GB (and 16GB ram) or $75/node ($300/rack) for nodes with 8GB. (The
> rack with nodes weighs about 1600lbs, which does make shipping somewhat
> pricy).

Ugh.  This is supposed to say "each node has".  Each frame has 4 nodes with 16 
x 375MHz POWER3-II procs and 8 or 16GB ram...

> I've got two racks with MX2 switches and a few racks with Switch2
> adapters (but no spare switches) to divest myself of.  I'll be selling
> the balance of what I don't get rid of here (or want to keep) via ebay
> (and probably make more money there).
> The trick is that they need to be gone within the next 2 weeks at most.

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