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Re: Is this list alive?

On 12/18/2012 09:16 AM, Paul Mather wrote:
> Sad to say, but I recently got finished wiping the hard drives of a
> 1000A to get it prepped for surplus. :-(

    Take it home!

> The system ran like a champ 24/7 literally for many many years whilst
> its PC brethren would struggle and flake out.  Unfortunately, its
> demise was signalled by one of its SCSI hard drives failing, which
> was all the justification that was needed for the Powers That Be that
> didn't like "that big hulking monstrosity" to send it on its way.
> :-(

  ROFL!!  The 1000A is one of the smaller Alphas.  "These kids today, I
just don't know.."

> In a continuing nod to diversity, though, I'll be replacing it with a
> PPC-based Xserve G5. :-)

  Nice. :-)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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