[rescue] Sun Microsystems e10k (Starfire)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Dec 11 20:17:05 CST 2020

On December 11, 2020 8:55:31 PM Michael Thompson
<michael.99.thompson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: "Cutright, Jacob" <cutright_jm at wvwc.edu>
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: [rescue] Sun Microsystems e10k (Starfire)
> Hello, I've recently acquired a Sun Starfire. It has all the system boards
>> installed, presumably maxed out in CPUs/RAM (The one I opened was). I have
>> a D1000 as well, but no disks for it. There is no SSP that I know of; I am
>> currently looking for it. I am in central West Virginia and am looking for
>> a home for this system. I would like to donate to a museum or possibly
>> to an individual. If I am not able to do those, I will either keep it to
>> run occasionally for myself, or part it out so that other e10000s may live
>> on. If you know anyone who may be interested in this system, please let me
>> know. I would prefer to keep it whole for historic preservation.
> You could donate it to the Large Scale Systems Museum:
> https://www.mact.io/donating_equipment
> They are in New Kensington, PA, not far from you.

  Thanks Mike.  One of our guys has discussed it with Jacob.  We already have
an E10K and spare parts, but we may be interested in this one also.  We've got
our hands full just now but will give it serious consideration when we can all
come up for air.  We really need more hands around here.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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