Orphan HP Alphaservers looking for a new home
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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
> 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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