[NBLUG/talk] Server for sale - cheap!

Andrew argonaut at softhome.net
Fri Jan 21 00:24:48 PST 2005

Okey dokey. Looks like Walter gets the server. I've put him in
touch with Steve. Now, does anybody have a line on where he can
get that second power supply?

Walter, if you can scare up a power supply soon, you should bring
the server to the InstallFest. That should be an interesting


Walter Hansen wrote on Thu, 20 Jan 2005 22:13:26 -0800 (PST):

> 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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