[rescue] Cray listing on E-bay
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Dec 4 16:45:40 CST 2017
Sigh, yes. ;) Let's please let that drop, though. That crazy bitch
brought the cops to my house and demanded that they haul me away. Even
though the the officers left peacefully with a handshake and an apology,
the memories of that day are not at all pleasant.
On 12/04/2017 05:26 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> 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.
>> 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.
>>> 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.
>>> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA
>> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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