[rescue] Guess who has two thumbs and 4 more U5/10s?

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Mar 27 10:21:51 CDT 2014

On Thu, 27 Mar 2014, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> Behind a box on some shelves I turned up FOUR more U5/10s - two 440 MHz
> systems (a U5 and a U10), along with a 400 MHz U5 and a 300 MHz U10. One has a
> SCSI card & drive, one has a QFE, and one has a UPA something or other
> framebuffer. Half have 1 gig ram, half have 512M.
> The systems are all marked as to specs & status, but they are dated 2007!
> I will predict that six years away from a power outlet has caused their
> TOD/IDPROM to give up the ghost... Since I pulled these systems out of the
> garage, I've got them warning up in the house for a few hours before I power
> them up.
> Do we think these will go away if I bring them to VCF? I hope to get through
> my U30/U60s before VCF next weekend, if anyone attending us interested in one
> of those systems. I personally can't justify packing and shipping a U30/U60,
> but...

    I suspect there are several people on the M.A.R.C.H. list who would be 
attending VCF and interested in U5/U10 systems.  If you like, I can post 
your list on the list.

    Personally, I'm looking for a dual-processor U60, and will be at VCF.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology	      http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/

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