[rescue] IBM IntelliStation POWER5 9111-285

Mark Benson md.benson at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 07:18:10 CST 2012

On 13 Jan 2012, at 17:45, Kevin Bowling wrote:

> 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
>> honestly didn't believe it was legitimate until I got the tracking number
>> the seller but sure enough mine was still packed on a pallet and the box
>> was still in tact.
>> The box is just the tower and the power cable and the diagnostic DVDs. No
>> 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
>> (Fedora, Debian, CruxPPC, Gentoo) also.
>> Best price I can find a USED one is 500 quid approx.

In case anyone is interested he's re-listed the last 2 machines at:



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