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

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Mar 27 12:33:58 CDT 2014

    I passed on your info to the M.A.R.C.H. list, and asked any interested 
parties to contact you, directly.

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

On Thu, 27 Mar 2014, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> If you think there will be interest I'll bring them instead of scrapping them.
> I assume the consignment table is open to all, no pre-registration required,
> correct?
> I just would hate to haul them to VCF and find out they are too non-vintage to
> interest anyone there...
> I should have a dual proc U60 or 2 available - at a minimum I have a couple
> dozen 300 MHz CPUs, pretty sure the U60s have better CPUs installed already.
> Lionel
>> On Mar 27, 2014, at 11:21 AM, Mike Loewen <mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us>
> wrote:
>>> 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.

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