[rescue] fwd: vintage sun/hp/sgi in the cambridge area
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Sun Oct 15 18:57:10 CDT 2006
from a foaf - passing it on... anyone interested?
" On 10/14/06, Matt Fredette <fredette at theory.csail.mit.edu> wrote:
" > Available for pickup in Belmont or I can deliver local to
" > Cambridge/Boston/etc.
" > The good:
" > An SGI Indy. IP22, 100MHz R4600 with FPU, no L2, 64MB RAM. GR3-XZ
" > graphics, Iris audio. Includes keyboard and mouse. Boots to monitor,
" > disk seems wiped.
" > The bad:
" > An HP Visualize C180. A 64-bit PA-RISC system, looks nice, I think Linux
" > will run on this. I couldn't get anything out of the serial console, and
" > the LEDs on the front might show a memory error.
" > A couple of smallish desktop ISA PCs. Worked the last time I powered
" > them up a few years ago. No HDs or IDE controllers, I think 8MB RAM
" > each, Ethernet cards.
" > The ugly:
" > An HP 9000/310 system. This is an m68010, not a PA-RISC box. System
" > unit has CPU board and a second HP-IB interface. Has some kind of
" > composite video output, comes with keyboard. The badge on the drive
" > unit says 9153C. Don't know if this works.
" > SPARCstation 1+ with 8MB RAM, no video, no HD, no keyboard. Nothing
" > comes out of the serial console, so it's probably broken.
" > One Sun external SCSI HD + QIC tape box. Big, from the 1980's. Has
" > the really big DA50 SCSI connectors on the back. I don't know if
" > this works, but your sun3 wants to find out.
" > Another 1980's SCSI HD + QIC tape box, not made by Sun but meant for
" > Suns. This worked when I powered it up a few years ago. Has a big
" > Interleaf badge on it - own a piece of Sun desktop publishing
" > history.
" > A Cabletron Ethernet hub. 12 ports 10baseT, one port 10base2. Claims
" > some kind of online management interface. I don't know if this works.
" > Long ago used on MITnet, but you'll probably get kicked out of school
" > if you try that now.
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