[rescue] hello again, and hardware available

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Thu Jan 15 21:26:15 CST 2015

On 01/15/15 20:01, Mouse wrote:
>> Hey folks, long time no see.  [...]
> Welcome back!
>> So, I have a problem.  I have two Sun Fire 6800 systems [...]
> I just did a little digging for specs.  Sounds like a sweet system, but
> one I no way in hell have the resources to house, either at present or
> in the foreseeable future.  Which is a pity, because it really does
> sound attractive; I've been happy with the SunFires I have (a V20z and
> an X4100) - or at least as happy as I can expect for x86-based
> machines.  But a half-ton of rack that eats some six KVA is well beyond
> both what I can handle now and what I expect to be able to handle
> anytime soon.

Yeah, I could rearrange my racks to make room, but I don't have the
power available to even boot it.

  Phil Stracchino
  Babylon Communications
  phils at caerllewys.net
  phil at co.ordinate.org
  Landline: 603.293.8485

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