Strange things found in a free SPARC 20
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 11:45:35 CST 2007
On 1/20/07, Patrick Finnegan <pat at computer-refuge.org> wrote:
> On Saturday 20 January 2007 00:38, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> > internal SCSI drive of a type I'd never seen before. I had to google
> > it - an ST5660NC...
> I've seen them quite a bit in machines from Purdue, mostly in SS5's.
> SS20's are expensive enough that I'm not sure why someone would use that
The sticker on the front suggests that this box left a university
surplus for $25 some time ago... I'm sure the innards were wonked
around with a bit, especially as there were only 2 DIMMs in it (48MB
> > I think there was some recent list traffic about using an SS20 as,
> > essentially, an X terminal with that optional internal frame buffer...
> I think I've got some VSIMM's laying around somewhere. Probably next to
> my E4000's. :)
What do VSIMMs go for these days?
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