[rescue] Rescue Challenge..?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 22:25:46 CDT 2009

Christopher Purdy wrote:
> Just a thought I had while working on one of my Sun Boxes...
> I thought it would be fun to issue a challenge to the list members - to
> build the most powerful machine you can - ONLY with your rescued bits, or
> with parts you trade with other members of the list.
> What brought this to mind was a rescue that I did with another list member a
> few months ago - we were given free reign in my old corporate office and
> told "take what you want - the rest goes to the dumpster".
> I just now got around to going through some of that hardware and am in the
> process of building the following:
> Sun Ultra 60
> Dual 450 CPU's
> 1.6GB Ram (Need to see if this can be improved from my other ram on hand)
> Dual (NIB!!!!) 36GB 10K HDD's
> Not my best machine (I sold a couple of dual CPU Blade 2000's), but
> interesting that I had all these parts just lying around in random boxes.
> I'm curious to see who has the best "free" machine!

IBM p630 6C3
Dual-core 1.45GHz POWER4+
8x146GB HDD

All from parts I have lying around, most of which came from eBay.

Peace...  Sridhar

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