[rescue] Cray listing on E-bay

Patrick Giagnocavo xemacs5 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 16:26:39 CST 2017

All I remember is a lot of WIRES in your house, Dave ;-D

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>   I don't recall exactly what issues Ethan hit with his systems.  He and
> I had a lot of back-and-forth about it, but as you pointed out, it was
> ~15 years ago; I don't remember exactly what he was hitting.
>               -Dave
> On 12/04/2017 11:41 AM, Bob Darlington wrote:
>> Great!  Then that means I've got it wrong, and Ethan's sat for many years
>> for no really good reason.  I hope he manages to get them running if he
>> hasn't already (I haven't talked to him about this in over a year).    He
>> bought 5 racks worth out of Pittsburgh somewhere about 15 years ago.  We
>> were talking because of my access to media, but our current cray systems
>> all run Linux for better or worse, and I am not adminning them these days.
>> What I'd really like to see is a T90-4 up and going.   I watched ours get
>> bled dry and it was a sad day.
>> -Bob
>> On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 8:55 AM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>>>   I don't know what to tell you, Bob.  I've done it.
>>>   Then I did it for a few others, then I did it for a machine that my
>>> employer bought, in 1999.  I ran two of those machines (the one I had at
>>> home, and the one at work) for several years.  I wrote tons of code on
>>> those machines.
>>>   Later, just a couple of years ago, I negotiated a noncommercial use
>>> license for Unicos and actually got full install media.  A couple of my
>>> other J90s were sold (to good homes) a few years ago to help fund the
>>> creation of the museum, and my original J90 is there now, getting ready
>>> to be run again, this time in a museum setting.
>>>                -Dave
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> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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