[rescue] Why is SSA stuff not worth anything?

Ahmed Ewing aewing at townisp.com
Sat Jun 24 10:17:47 CDT 2006

On Jun 24, 2006, at 2:23 AM, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 12:07:25AM -0400, Aaron Finley wrote:
>> Is SSA just another example of IBM's extreme quirkiness that never
>> really caught on? Or is there just no hobbyist market for these
>> things? Interestingly, theres a healthy market for 43Ps and 44Ps,
>> which still catch obscene prices. Why is nobody interested in the
>> storage components to go along with them?
> Not supported by the alternate OSes people run on the 43/44Ps?
> Bill
> -- 
> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas

Or perhaps none of the Sun zealots with appreciation for / access to 
IBM storage ever managed to stumble across this:

PDF:		http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg245083.pdf
HTML:	http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/SG245083.html

If the above links become broken after years in the archive, it's IBM's 
guide to using their SSA hardware under Solaris with an SBus card ;-)


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