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

microcode at zoho.com microcode at zoho.com
Fri Oct 11 00:49:59 CDT 2013

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 10:35:52PM -0700, John Floren wrote:

> There was a CDC card punch on the loading dock at work some time ago,
> somehow it survived in storage or a basement or wherever.

I have never seen one of those.

> Unfortunately, because of regulations, there is no possible way I
> could have retrieved that thing. I don't think we're even allowed to
> give stuff to schools or museums. I'd have loved to have that, and the
> IBM card sorter next to it, in my living room :)

You have a card sorter? That must be some living room! I'm not familiar with
all the models but the few I saw were pretty gigantic. And they make a nice
racket too.

If OSHA gets wind of this all your buddies are going to need hard hats and
hearing protection to be able to drink beer with you ;-)

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