[rescue] I need to "up my game" a bit

Barry Callahan barryc at rjlsystems.com
Sun Nov 23 15:38:39 CST 2014

On 11/23/2014 4:20 PM, Nick B wrote:
> It looks like you can get a pretty amazing system for a few hundred bucks -
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/SUN-SPARC-Enterprise-T5140-UltraSPARC-T2-Plus-Eight-Core-1-2GHz-64GB-3x146GB-SAS-/111524186930?pt=COMP_EN_Servers&hash=item19f75c0b32
> It's not going to be quiet though, that may be your killer.  You can pay
> more for a Sun Blade 1500 or 2500, which will be slower, probably have less
> memory, but it will be quieter.

I was going to say that the Blade 2Ks that we've had were generally 
pretty damn quiet -- once the OS came up and realized that the fans 
didn't need to be running balls-out. Before that happens, (after a 
reboot) the things are hella loud.

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