[rescue] wow! what a rescue

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Sat Mar 20 14:52:45 CDT 2010

On 3/20/10 2:24 PM, "Dan Sikorski" wrote:

> On 3/20/2010 3:06 PM, Steve Sandau wrote:
>>> What it is?? I'll let you guess first :-) Here's some pictures of the
>>> side
>>> and
>>> the back.
>>> http://belge.rs/side.jpg
>>> http://belge.rs/back.jpg
>> Well, the overall style looks like the same era as a 3/80 maybe? But
>> it doesn't seem to have a lot of ventilation. I also see a SCSI port
>> on the back, so it looks like it might be some type of disk or tape
>> enclosure...
> Looks too new to be a 3/80.  Looks a lot like a sparcstation 1, but the
> power cable is different and the exposed bolts on the side on top don't
> match.  I'd guess external storage for a sparcstation 1, but I haven't
> seen any storage options that are that size.  The sun capital property
> sticker could indicate something that was never sold to the public though.
>      -Dan Sikorski

My guess is some kind of Tempest hardened workstation. That looks kind of
like an sbus slot above the SCSI port on the back. Or it might be some kind
of prototype, since it has an actual Sun property sticker...


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