[NBLUG/talk] Server for sale - cheap!

Walter Hansen gandalf at sonic.net
Thu Jan 20 22:13:26 PST 2005

If it's still avaialable I'd happily pay $20 for that and pick it up
although I'm not sure where San Anselmo is. My current server is a PPro166
although it might be tricky getting another power supply for it. I wonder
if I could rig soemthing.

> Hey, all,
> I thought maybe someone on this list might be interested in a
> server that the Golden Gate Computer Society (ggcs.org) is
> getting rid of. It's an HP NetServer LH4r, a big monstrous thing
> with four Xeons and 2+ GB of RAM. An empty hard disk rack comes
> along with it.
> They've got it listed on eBay, but there are no bids yet. You can
> see it at
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5744915463
> Steve Shank, the guy in charge of the sale, tells me he'd be
> happy to stop the auction and sell the server immediately for $20
> or the current bid, whichever is higher. The buyer can take the
> whole thing, or strip it for parts and leave the rest for
> disposal, but there is an extra $20 fee for that.
> The server is missing one of its two power supplies, and I
> understand the RAM is the older EDO type, but if anyone is
> interested, get back to me and I'll put you in touch with Steve.
> A.
> PS: Someone on the GGCS list lamented that you'd need Windows
> 2003 Enterprise in order to take advantage of all four
> processors. I had to write back and point out that this machine
> doesn't *need* any Microsoft OS -- that there are other OSes out
> there which can effortlessly run all four processors. You know
> what I mean!
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