[rescue] Why is SSA stuff not worth anything?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sat Jun 24 15:48:01 CDT 2006

On Jun 24, 2006, at 12:07 AM, 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?
Some of us are broke and being smacked by SWMBO about purchases.   
That storage would go very nicely with my F50 server and later my B80  
when I get some RAM for it.

> I'm stumped here, but I'm sure some of you can easily explain it to
> me. If I wasn't so happy with $40/mo power bills, I think I'd hook all
> this stuff up and create some sort of storage network with one of
> those quad 16GB SP nodes which just popped up on here. Yum.
If I had a good bit of money I'd grab an SP rack too.


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