[rescue] Sun Ultra 60 pricing

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 14:51:30 CDT 2006

Joshua Boyd wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 03:20:08PM -0400, Bryan Gurney wrote:
>> It's a little better: its SCSI controller is 40 MB/sec.  I've pretty much  
>> resigned myself to the fact that this is about as fast as I'm going to get  
>> in a cheap SPARC box being sold off by somebody.  I don't know what the  
>> going price for a Blade 1000 would be, but it's most likely not under $300.
> Of course, you can cheaply add faster SCSI cards if you can live with
> external disks.  I have a U2W card in a U5 (one of the few machines
> where you could put the faster disks inside).
> U160 cards also aren't bad.

I bought five single-channel bootable (Intraserver) U80 cards for $10 on 
ebay recently.  They were listed as-is, but they all worked.

Peace...  Sridhar

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