[rescue] Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Mon Mar 4 10:39:15 CST 2013

Cory Smelosky
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On 4 Mar 2013, at 11:24, Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:38:13AM -0500, Mouse wrote:
>> I think the people who have abandoned the market in droves are the
>> commercial users who, with Oracle's predatory pricing, are suddenly
>> finding it economic to replace whole systems rather than replace
>> failing hardware underneath a Solaris-based setup.
> Indeed.
> I'm in the process of replacing a data center which was Sun/Solaris
> since forever with commodity hardware/Linux/BSD. [1]  By summer,
> Solaris will be gone and any remaining Sun hardware will either be
> running Linux or also gone.  This was not my first (sentimental) choice,
> but it's pretty much my only (professional) choice.
> When I informed my Oracle contacts that I was doing this, the result was
> total silence.  It doesn't seem to have made any impression on them at
> all that they've lost a 30-year Sun customer.  They didn't even ask why.

Definitely think they wanted Sun for the patents...not the products or the
customer base.

> ---rsk
> [1] Let me give a plug for Red Barn Computers, redbarncomputers.com.
> My experience with them over the past several years has been somewhere
> between "excellent" and "outstanding".
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