[rescue] SunPCi software WAS::::Re: More basement cleaning

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Wed May 27 23:20:42 CDT 2015

> On May 27, 2015, at 8:54 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On 05/27/2015 08:17 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>>> Seems that memoryxsun has them for $16.98.
>>> Yeah I was thinking something around $25 shipped.
>>>> I have thought about buying an Ultra 10, but don't have one yet.
>>> I wouldn't.  They are garbage.  It's cheap PC crap with a hamstrung
>>> UltraSPARC on the motherboard.  I suggest an Ultra30 or Ultra60
>>> instead...that's standard Sun quality.
>> Agreed, but if you want to run wit IDE drives, the Ultra 5/10 is a decent
>> to go... ;^) But, having said that, I wouldn't part with actual folding
>> for either these days.
>> The ultra 30/60 are much, much better machines in every way imaginable
>> weight).
>  I beg to differ: They are far superior in weight.  They're heavier,
> like there's actually something IN there. B-)


>> Side note - I was at Dayton this year, there was a flea market vendor
>> to sell SGI Octane 2 systems for $250, he had them running off a generator
>> with a tank battle program running - slowly.
>  Something was misconfigured.  Octane2s are generally screaming fast
> machines, in terms of interactive performance, even by today's standards.

The seller was NOT the sharpest pencil in the box, I'm certain something was
misconfigured. The game looked like it was running on an Atari 2600...

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