rs6000 - worth the price?

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rs6000 - worth the price?

Unread postby yak8998 » Sun May 06, 2007 5:14 pm ... &rd=1&rd=1

Do you guys think its worth the price? I'm not sure how much ram can be bought for this system (or does it use something normal hopefully?) Its not that far from me, so I can probably even go pick it up. But is that price any good? I really want something to throw AIX on...


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Re: rs6000 - worth the price?

Unread postby ItsMeOnly » Mon May 07, 2007 12:26 am

yak8998 wrote: ... &rd=1&rd=1

Do you guys think its worth the price?

No, for complete powering-up system it would be OK, but this one lack almost everything.

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Unread postby badapple » Wed May 16, 2007 9:09 am

As they've got 25+ of them though, all partially stripped, it might well be worth contacting them and seeing if they'd sell a couple of the front panels. Nekonoko and I both have rs6000s with the damn thing missing, which is really annoying... They actually seem designed to snap off, just like the front panels on the Indigo 2s.
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Unread postby nekonoko » Wed May 16, 2007 9:21 am

Yup, still looking for a front panel here too. Let me know if you run across anything out there.
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Re: rs6000 - worth the price?

Unread postby holviala » Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:32 am

I've got two extra front panels from 7044-170 machines (don't know if they fit a -270). Both have been in a locked server room all their lives so they're just like new. One is fully intact, the other is slightly borken (doesn't stay open but looks othervice ok).

Problem is, these are in Finland. I could ship them, but it's going to be kinda expensive....

Edit: I don't want money from these... Would prefer swapping for something, but I just don't know what.

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