Orphan HP Alphaservers looking for a new home

Grant Taylor cctalk at gtaylor.tnetconsulting.net
Mon Dec 17 17:32:26 CST 2018

On 12/17/2018 04:02 PM, Richard Loken via cctalk wrote:
> I have immediate access to four Alphaservers, an RA8000 raid server, 
> and the associated fibre switches in need of a new home.

Where are the servers located?  Are they in Athabasca, Alberta Canada 
near you?

> There three servers that were running Tru64 Unix 5 when shut down a week 
> ago, they are a DS15, and two ES45s.  There is also a third ES45 which 
> has not run in a decade and was kept around as a cold spare.
> None of the RA8000 disk will be available because the present owner is 
> protecting his data (of course) but all of the unused spare disks are 
> available and they will fit the internal slots in the DS15 and ES45s which 
> may or may not have disks depending on the whim of the present owner.


Is the owner keeping the raw disks or are they disks staying in sleds / 
enclosures?  Read:  Are the enclosures sans-disks available?

> Lots of paper docs and Tru64 OS installation kits but no licenses.


> They can be had for free but shipping will most assuridly not be free.

Does it need to move as a single lot?  Or is someone (you?) willing to 
passel things out (assuming everything moves relatively quickly)?

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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