[rescue] looking for SGI Indigo 2 system

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Aug 19 07:40:34 CDT 2010

    If you know of anything, please reply to Herb...

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Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:37:19 -0400
From: Herb Johnson <hjohnson at retrotechnology.com>
Subject: looking for SGI Indigo 2 system

A repair person in Phila, is looking for a WORKING SGI Indigo 2 system, purple 
case. Let me know if you have one or know someone who does, for sale of course. 
He's looking to buy something, for money. How much I don't know or care. He may 
need other SGI hardware, in the near future.

This is for repair of a medical system. He wants something  identical to the 
nonworking unit, for repair parts. The software for use actually checks 
Ethernet hardware addresses! So he can't just "swap in" some other box, 
changing the software is painful and that's being worked on. The system is not 
in current use, so this is not a medical emergency.

I'm asking him to identify his system as to processor and other features. I 
don't believe the graphic cards are an issue.

Meanwhile I'm simply trying to locate an available system "near" Phila, pretty 
much as a courtesy. I have parts but no systems left. Contact me accordingly.

Herb Johnson
Herbert R. Johnson, phone 609-771-1417, New Jersey USA
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