[rescue] fire v210 upgrade

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 23:10:25 CDT 2007

Carl R. Friend wrote:
>     I just went through the same thing in trying to upgrade a
> single-CPU V240 to a dual to better match what the load on the
> box has become.  The "official word" is that it can't be done.
> My response to that was, "Well, it's time then to look at
> systems that don't have marketing BS built into them."  The
> channel-marketer wasn't amused, to which I said that I wasn't
> amused either (having seen this sort of chicanery before), and
> I'm the one that makes the recommendations.
>     I fully intend to look at more open systems, ones that can
> be properly upgraded, but since it's getting to the point where
> it's either Intel or SPARC my hand may be forced.  I am *not*
> going to gleefully join the Intel monoculture.


No such bullshit.

Peace...  Sridhar

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