[rescue] [geeks] Free: Sun GDM20D10

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed Jul 23 21:54:24 CDT 2008

On Jul 23, 2008, at 12:56 PM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:

> Bill Bradford wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 12:03:19PM -0700, Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>> Yes, it's definitely going to be a 20" monitor, provided you're  
>>> looking
>>> at it. If you actually pick it up, you'll swear that it's a 27"  
>>> monitor.
>> Ten or eleven years ago, I managed to acquire an IBM 6091-19 19"  
>> monitor
>> and got it working with Windows and X11.
>> It was constructed as was typical of the IBM equipment of the time.
>> Everyone that saw it said "Holy crap, now THAT is a monitor!"
>> http://www.acc.umu.se/images/comp/raketa7.jpg
> I would LOVE to be able to find a 6091-023 in good condition (not  
> faded).  They don't make monitors like that anymore.
> Peace...  Sridhar
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I still have a 6091-19 that is barely used.  It sat for many years  
powered off on top of a POWERstation 20e.  It's awesome and crystal  
sharp... it weighs a frackin ton and uses gobs of electricity, though.


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