[rescue] Advice on IBM pSeries Workstation

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 14:46:24 CST 2007

J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:
> Does anyone (Sridar?  Jonathan?) have advice on what model of pSeries
> workstation would be good for AIX 5.3 testing?  I'm trying to build up a
> *nix lab at my house, with a decent workstation from every vendor.  I'd like
> to spend < $1k (much less, if possible) on such a machine.

You want dirt cheap?  Get a 43P-150.

> Also, I can't find a reference online for any of the hardware newer than the
> 7044/x70.  Rootvg.net doesn't seem to have had its timeline updated in a
> while.

The 7044-170 is more than new enough to run AIX 5.3.

Peace...  Sridhar

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