military 'portable' (was: Re: Server space, SGI O2 drive sled, DEC 3000-300x (Pelican+))

Scott Stevens chenmel at
Thu Apr 7 20:25:24 CDT 2005

On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 16:12:14 -0700 (PDT)
"Zane H. Healy" <healyzh at> wrote:

> > I have a military 'portable' (yeah, it has fold down keyboard,
> > LCD,and handles.  But it's pretty bulky...) Sparc system here in a
> > VME chassis. It's complete except for the drive and sled.  I'm
> > eventually expecting to open the case and somehow mount a SCSI drive
> > directly in the area where the sled originally went.  I doubt if
> > sleds for portable military VME chassis SCSI drives are available
> > and/or affordable for mere mortals.
> Interesting, any chance of pictures?  I'm wondering if this is the
> type system I'm thinking of.  Are you sure it's an LCD, and not Gas
> Plasma?
> 		Zane

I'll try to put together a web page of pictures this weekend.  It's a
machine that's languished in the corner of the living room long enough.

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