[rescue] Full rack of UltraSparc2 vintage gear
akropel1 at rochester.rr.com
Thu Mar 31 16:01:52 CDT 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 4:49 PM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>
> On 03/31/11 15:35, Adam Kropelin wrote:
>> I won't bother the list with this one again but want to ping one more
>> time before I consent to scrapping the gear. Pickup in Rochester, NY
>> area. Lots of nice working stuff here, even the rack itself is
>> gorgeous (although huge).
> Sun enterprise racks are indeed awesomely excellent. I have nowhere to
> put'em all though...
> That tape robot looks like a Sun-rebadged Overland unit. Had two of
> those things at CEVA DSP. Damned things were always breaking down. I
> think we installed something like five replacement drives and one
> complete replacement library.
I think the L20 is a rebadge based on what info I've been able to dig
up. It doesn't have the hallmarks of true Sun gear. If they're
horribly unreliable (and frankly, what mag tape drive isn't?) maybe
someone needs this one for spares!
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