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Old 12-01-2006, 09:52 AM   #1
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What can/shall I do with a few SUN Ultra 10 ?


I have to discharge 18 "SUN Ultra 10" but I don't want to throw them away.

Very bad is, that there no Keyboards and no Monitors left, so it's just the Machine.

So they can be used as headless server, but are they still fast enough for something ?
What's about the power, not that the power costs as a much than a new PC?

(After erasing of the HDD, they can be picked up for free, in Zürich, Switzerland.)
 
Old 12-01-2006, 11:17 AM   #2
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I have to discharge 18 "SUN Ultra 10" but I don't want to throw them away.
Excellent. Better for the RL env.


So they can be used as headless server, but are they still fast enough for something?
Perf kind of equiv to PIII. Ultra 10 uses PCI, not SCSI. Max 1GB RAM. If CPU > 300 MHz (L2 cache) and has enough RAM it could be a management server, shell, web or mailserver, etc, etc. I'm sure there's local ppl or non-profits who could use some.
 
Old 12-04-2006, 12:34 PM   #3
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You could also make a pretty bad a$$ cluster out of 18 Ultra 10's.
 
Old 12-04-2006, 03:28 PM   #4
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Definitely still usable. I still have an old SPARCstation2 (40mhz, 96MB RAM, 2GB SCSI) running NetBSD that I can use for e-mail, DNS, and web!
 
Old 12-14-2006, 01:59 AM   #5
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It's too bad, nobody can use them, nobody wants them, not even as bookend nor paperweight.

Thank you all !
 
Old 12-14-2006, 09:50 AM   #6
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It's too bad, nobody can use them, nobody wants them, not even as bookend nor paperweight.
I personally, would LOVE to have them! However, picking them up would be a bit of an issue since I'm thousands of kilometers away...
 
Old 12-14-2006, 03:15 PM   #7
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ebay for $20.00 each
 
  


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