[rescue] What to do with old Sun h/w?

Steve Rikli sr at genyosha.net
Wed Oct 9 14:05:29 CDT 2013

Completely agree with !free experience on craigslist.

However, if you really do want to give the gear away, I've had success
with donating to opensource projects; e.g. NetBSD has gotten the majority
of my old Sun, SGI, and DEC gear over the years.


On Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 11:59:35AM -0700, Robert Novak wrote:
> You might consider posting things cheaply (not free) on your local
> Craigslist if you have one. For some reason committing $10 makes people
> noticeably more likely to show up (and less likely to ask hours of
> questions) than i fyou offer it for free.
> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 AM, David Strom <dstrom at fastmail.net> wrote:
> > I have a couple of Sparc 10s, maybe a 20, and external components,
> > disks, tape drives (4mm, 8mm, QIC) that I need to dispose of from my
> > personal collection of stuff.  Our county has an electronics recycling
> > drop off in about 10 days.
> >
> > Some Sbus cards, maybe a CPU,  maybe a graphics card or two (PCI).
> >
> > Is there anyone in the Northern New Jersey area that would want this
> > stuff for free?  Pretty close to NYC, too.

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