[rescue] largest system I've owned
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Thu May 27 20:06:09 CDT 2010
In article <AANLkTin_uzMoZWOknrez_-2DopZGaUeXEnVCWQ4evwFx at mail.gmail.com>,
Ian Finder <ian.finder at gmail.com> writes:
> This is epic.
They had more stuff too, I just didn't bid on those lots. IIRC, there
was another deskside Onyx and a bunch of Octane/Indigo^2 workstations.
Apparently they'd decomissioned a big SGI installation and auctioned
it all off at once. The Reality Monster was acquired for $666 :-) and
the other stuff I think I got for minimum bid, like $50 or $100 each.
The one with the most bidding was the lot of spaceballs, probably
because they can be easily packed and shipped.
I decided to drive them back myself because I was concerned about all
the plastic parts on the Reality Monster racks. I didn't want to
trust it to a shipping company that doesn't give a shit about my
Plus I got to meet Jay West (guy who runs cctalk/classiccmp) in person :-).
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