[rescue] IBM IntelliStation POWER5 9111-285

Kevin Bowling kevin.bowling at kev009.com
Fri Jan 13 11:45:21 CST 2012

I've been looking for a long time here in the US.  Resellers seem to
think POWER gear is worth more than everything else though.


On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 7:45 AM, Mark Benson <md.benson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I posted this on geeks but thought I'd post here too. Picked up a pretty
> stellar bargain on eBay UK:
> http://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/viewitem?itemId=180792593902
> (Item: 180792593902 )
> No affiliation and I left posting it here until mine was delivered because I
> honestly didn't believe it was legitimate until I got the tracking number off
> the seller but sure enough mine was still packed on a pallet and the box seal
> was still in tact.
> The box is just the tower and the power cable and the diagnostic DVDs. No OS
> or software entitlements included, but if you have a recent copy of AIX 5L
> 5.3, 6L or 7L this will run those. Various Linux distros are also available
> (Fedora, Debian, CruxPPC, Gentoo) also.
> Best price I can find a USED one is 500 quid approx.
> --
> Mark Benson
> http://markbenson.org/blog
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