[rescue] Fwd: Alpha DS20s and associated external storage available

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Thu Jul 31 09:33:49 CDT 2008

Hmm - one of those plus some storage would be fun.

San Jose is a bit too far away, though. I guess that's the eternal lament of
the rescuer: "How come there's no good stuff like that where I live!".

Anyone in the Valley going to check it out?


On 7/31/08 9:25 AM, "Michael-John Turner" <mj at mjturner.net> wrote:

> Hi
> Thought this may be of interest to some.
> ObDisclaimer: I'm not afiliated with the OP and he OKd me posting this to
> rescue.
> -mj
> ----- Forwarded message from "Lee Courtney (ACM)" <lee_courtney at acm.org> -----
> From: "Lee Courtney (ACM)" <lee_courtney at acm.org>
> To: port-alpha at NetBSD.org
> Subject: Alpha DS20s and associated external storage available
> Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 22:10:21 -0700 (PDT)
> Reply-To: lee_courtney at acm.org
> Hi all,
> Several Compaq DS20 servers are available for free in the San Jose/Silicon
> Valley California area. There is also a LARGE amount of external associated
> disc drives available.
> Description:
>> I have a number DS20s (~16) plus
>> DEC storage arrays with 9GB drives (total > 1TB).
>> Free for 
>> pickup in San Jose (ie you come by my storage unit and haul
>> off what 
>> you want...sorry no shipping and no delivery).  Any of it
>> that's left 
>> after 8/23 will be scrapped.
>> They were pulled working years ago, but they've been
>> moved a couple of
>> times so I don't know the actual operating condition.
>> I also don't 
>> know what's in 'em (except that they're pretty
>> max'd out) so don't ask
>> about specific configs.
> All are rack mount form-factor. No front bezels.
> Note: LOCAL San Jose CA area pickup only before 8/23. No shipping, no
> delivery, no holding for future pickup - sorry. First-come, first served.
> Please contact me off list if interested. If the community could use these
> that would be great.
> Cheers,
> Lee Courtney
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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