[rescue] Enterprise systems - free to a good home (UK)

Jonathan Katz jon at jonworld.com
Wed May 1 14:13:11 CDT 2019

Ibm down in OX10 and will take the 4000.

On Wed, 1 May 2019 at 18:17, Philipp Geyer <philipp at geyer.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi all,
> This is a bit of a strange email for me, as it's the first email to a
> new community for me, but also one that I appear to be trying to get out
> of. Quick backstory, I enjoy older computers of all kinds, and due to
> this, over the past few years, I have been donated a couple of Sun
> boxes. I fully intended to play with them, and had them set up for this
> purpose, but life got in the way, as it often does, and I did very
> little else more than just boot them to confirm that they worked (and
> not even that with some of them)
> Then, my life changed. I'm losing my man-cave shortly to a new 'lodger'
> which will take up even more of my non-existing free time, and I have to
> relocate a lot of my stuff. I'm having to think very carefully about
> what I'm keeping, and be realistic about what I can, and will play
> with. I don't have any emotional connection with 90s server hardware,
> so I started looking at rehoming the Sun kit. The rackmount and pizza
> box stuff was relatively easy to find a loving foster home for, but I'm
> still left with two Enterprise boxes, an E4000, and an E3500. Oh, and a
> SPARCStorage array. At the very least, I need to find somewhere for one
> of the servers. I really don't want to take it to the local tip.
> There are albums from when I originally acquired the machines
> https://imgur.com/a/evVRK here
> https://imgur.com/a/JF618 and here
> A lot of the cabling and other stuff I have, if anyone is still
> interested (although the other computers, like I've said, are already
> gone)
> I'm based in Coventry, UK, I would obviously prefer if anyone interested
> would come to pick up (as the things weigh a lot!) but I can potentially
> deliver within a reasonable area.
> Feel free to ping me an email, or catch me on IRC (Freenode, Blitzed or
> Blinkenshell as Nistur)
> Hopefully we can find this pair a new loving home.
> Phil
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