[rescue] x86 vs. SPARC BIOSes (was: Small servers (was Re: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100))

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Tue May 13 14:56:43 CDT 2008

    On Tue, 13 May 2008, Jonathan Katz wrote:

> "Mainframe power in the size of a pizza box!" I remember that ad campaign
> from when i was a little kid... Was never 100% sure what DG box was being
> referenced in the ad, though. Anyone remember?

    That was one of the later Motorola quad-88k AViiON machines.  I,too,
forget the exact model number.  I had one of the printed pizza-box
marketing promos for a while until a plumbing leak in the basement
did it in.

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