[rescue] SunFire V100

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Sep 30 10:39:42 CDT 2008

Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> John Lengeling wrote:
>> How are SunFire V100s?   I have been offered several V100s and need to
>> decide if I just get a couple of them or if I should tell them to that I
>> want as may as they can give me.
>> johnl
> In my opinion they still have value.
> They are low-wattage, having a max usage of 80W fully loaded with 2 IDE
> drives, sized up to 120GB (137GB is the actual maximum size) each. They
> are about as fast or faster than the early Netra T1/440Mhz despite
> having less cache, due to higher clock speed and better memory
> bandwidth.  The RAM is easy enough to get also.
> If you can get a bunch cheap or free, I could definitely take some of
> them off your hands.

Sounds like they'd make a good U5 replacement in applications like
firewalls...?  I might have an interest in one or two myself.

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