[rescue] What a load of...
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Sep 25 21:28:26 CDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 21:55 -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 19:56:04 -0500 (CDT)
> Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> > Sun machines!
> > I just dropped off about 24 Sun boxes to Rich K., who intends to get them
> > to Univ. of Maryland Linux Club members over the next few days...
> > >From memory, it was:
> > 12 Ultra 2s w/o PCPU, RAM, HD or video
> > 8 Ultra 1s (147 -> 200 MHz, some Enterprise versions, some not w/o RAM, HD,
> > video) 4 SS/5 (85 or 110 MHz, some had a small bit of RAM but no video)
> > 2 Ultra 5s (270 MHz, w/o RAM or HD)
> > 6 TGX framebuffers
> > 64 32 Meg DIMMs
> > 16 power cords ;^)
> > It was quite a load - I'll post pictures if there is interest - the back of
> > my car was quite full, and Rick just giggled when I pulled up... Then we
> > transferred it all to his car 8^)
> What kind of "car" do you have? One of those battleship sized Chryslers from
> the early 70s, insides hollowed out for carrying stuff?
I moved about 20 Sun systems in my Ford Taurus, and the backseat wasn't
even full. Admittedly, they were mostly sparc32s (and thus, taking up
half the space of Lionel's Ultras), but still.
Not that this should in any way diminish his achievement. :)
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