Subject: Re: Make up your mind soon. (was: Help, I will now buy another VAX 6000-420 in Virginia Beach, I can't possibly take that thing ....
To: Shengchao Li <email@example.com>
From: Gunther Schadow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/31/2001 17:38:59
Shengchao. I'm sure there will be. May be even one of mine.
Depending on how long it takes for me to get my 11/785 I will
get rid of a few of machines just in time. I let you know when
I'm ready, let me know when you are.
Shengchao Li wrote:
> I want to have a 6000. But I don't have my own home and don't have a means
> to transport it... Hopefully after 1 year when I get my job there will
> still be some 6000 around.
> On Mon, 31 Dec 2001, Gunther Schadow wrote:
>>The VAX 6000-400 is in Portsmouth VA (Virginia Beach area) and
>>for the most part is still up for grabs. The maximum fee I would
>>want is $24.99 to cover my eBay costs. If I take stuff out first,
>>there will be no charge for the rest. If there is real interest
>>I will leave it at a working system, otherwise I may remove things
>>more thorroughly. But make up your mind soon. I know that there
>>are no disks with it, and I will find out more and let you
>>know. If I don't hear a clear committment, there will be another
>>nice VAX going to into the melting oven. If you have never seen
>>a 6000: it's the size of an American fridge, weighs 800 lb (400 kg),
>>sucks 800 W power, needs 3-phase power or at least 220 V
>>(laundry dryer hookup.) I have instructions for a relatively
>>easy power conversion (just make another plug.) It does not (yet)
>>run NetBSD, but Ultrix 4.4 and 4.5 and may be Ultrix 4.2 and higher.
>>VMS of course.
>>Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D. email@example.com
>>Medical Information Scientist Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
>>Adjunct Assistant Professor Indiana University School of Medicine
Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Information Scientist Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor Indiana University School of Medicine