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Re: Hardware wanted
- To: misc_(_at_)_cvs_(_dot_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Hardware wanted
- From: Mattijs Snepvangers <pegasus_(_dot_)_it_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 20:11:42 +0200
- Reply-to: pegasus_(_dot_)_it_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com
I'm just a simple hobbyist, but I might have a few things that might come in
handy for you guys. There's some (old) scsi hardware involved as well. I'll
make an inventory and mail it to this thread, so you can see whether I
should bring it along or chuck it out the window.
Kind regards, Mattijs Snepvangers
On 9/8/05, Theo de Raadt <deraadt_(_at_)_cvs_(_dot_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org> wrote:
> From time to time we get people offering us machines like ss10's
> and such. Well we don't need those anymore (we have a few test
> ones running in the project, and then quite a few more ss20's
> spread around, and enough spares here and there -- even in the server
> room here the sparc packages are built on 4 ss20 machines in parallel).
> So we don't need the machines.
> But what we are continually short of is 3.5" half-height or
> third-height >2GB narrow scsi 50pin drives. That's what you can often
> find in such machines, and if people are going to scrap the machines,
> please check the drives inside first. If they meet our needs, please
> stockpile them and when you've got a few ask us where they can be
> A few developers have greater need for these drives, due to development
> on older platforms that require them. They are getting harder to find.
> And if anyone comes trying to steal one of my precious ST318416N
> drives, I will kill them.
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