[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here
wwill at siu.edu
Tue May 2 15:19:43 CDT 2006
> I just bought a new old stock, dual-Opteron 242, 4GB RAM system with no
> SCSI drives (I had some 73GB SCA Seagates), for $1075 including
> A U60 is therefore worth at most, $150-200 with 2GB RAM and 2x450 and
> some reasonable amount of disk.
Bingo. Two hundred bucks he's got. Maybe even a bit more. A G-bill
he most assuredly doesn't have to spare. Plus it will allow him to be
exposed to something other than the Pee-Cee, and that's never a bad
thing. (As for 'old and developing problems,' the library and
engineering departments here have tons of hardware of this vintage
running in production for many years now, and thus far (knock on a
Sequoia tree) none of these problems are cropping up on anything like
a regular basis.
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