[rescue] Austin Goodwill Computer museum to shut down?
justin at justinhaynes.com
Wed Mar 11 13:54:40 CDT 2015
I wonder what's happening to the relay computer.
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Jonathan Patschke <jp at celestrion.net>
> On Wed, 11 Mar 2015, Steve Hatle wrote:
> Just saw a posting on nekochan this morning that the Goodwill Computer
>> Museum in Austin is going to shut down.
>> Anyone have more info? I don't see anything on their website other than
>> "the museum is closed".
>> You can get a free SGI Onyx RE2:
> That's my old machine! I donated it back in 2004, I think.
> Unless they've replaced the midplane, it is not in running condition. I
> bought it from a university in Oklahoma, and they didn't reinstall the
> locking bar on the rear card cage, and they shipped it on its back, so
> heavy 4xR10k CPU boards hopped up and down in their slots all the way down
> I-35. :(
> Jonathan Patschke | "Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our
> Elgin, TX | servant, are oppressing us."
> USA | -- Jef Raskin
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