[rescue] Anyone interested in a Sun E3000?

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Wed Nov 29 16:34:21 CST 2006

On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 11:28:20AM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> From: William Enestvedt <William.Enestvedt at jwu.edu>
>> Date: 2006/11/29 Wed AM 09:46:27 CST
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Subject: Re: [rescue] Anyone interested in a Sun E3000?
>> Doug wrote;
>>> I had to measure [the E3000] because it's not actually in a rack,
>>> but no, it isn't on wheels, either.
>>   Installing the E3x00s is cool: they arrive on a tiny pallet, with
>> these two foam ramps faced in masonite (or whatever) that the CPU rides
>> down to the floor.
>>   'Course, then you have to hoist the thing up into the rack...but
>> those little ramps sure are cute, and the pallet is a dandy size for the
>> workshop.
> The E450s shipped like that as well - I got one from anysystem.com in
> just such a box, I saved the box figuring I'd *NEVER* be able to ship
> the E450 if I didn't have that case/ramp/etc...
> I was neat to see, but over time I have come to the conclusion that
> my E450 may wind up like "Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel" [0] and
> remain with this house if/when I ever move...

Great story.  I think about that book whenever I see a large
construction site.  I couldn't remember the name of it though, now I
know and can pick up a copy for my son.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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