Subject: IBM RT 6151/130 for free, pick up in San Francisco
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/04/2004 14:24:11
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I have an IBM RT 6151/130 available for free, if you pick it up in San
Francisco. It has a nice color display, a nice IBM Selectric-type
keyboard, a mouse, an ESDI hard disk, external cartridge tape drive,
Ethernet controller, and has AIX 2 installed. It ran the last time I
turned it on, about 5 years ago.
I also have some IBM technical manuals for it.
I got the system ~10 years ago, and intended to port NetBSD to it at
one time. But that never happened, and is not likely to (yes,
Christos, I will give you a full refund :-). Anyone who is interested
in porting NetBSD to this system, I may have some additional technical
information I can provide that could help you with the project.
As much as I hate to part with it, the machine is just taking up space
in my garage, and it needs to go so that I can proceed with a home
If you're interested, you need to make arrangements to pick it up from
my house in San Francisco. I will not ship it; it's a heavy,
built-like-a-tank desktop system, just like grandma^WIBM used to make.
There is a deadline -- if you want it, you must arrange to pick it up
on or before July 17[*], otherwise it goes to the crusher to have the
steel, lead, tin, and gold reclaimed.
[*] I may be willing to extend this deadline under certain
circumstances. If you are interested in the machine, contact me and we
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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