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Re: anybody want an SGI box?

Nifty.  I'd love one.

On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 10:06:12AM -0500, Steven Pritchard wrote:
> Someone I know in St. Louis just told me he's picked up several old
> SGI boxes.  Here's the description he sent me:
>     SGI Silicon Graphics INDY
>     SGI Indy system complete with a R5000 150MHz Processor Module, 256MB
>     of RAM, 8-bit Graphics Frame Buffer for fast full color graphics
>     with resolutions of up to 1280x1024 @ 76Hz, OnBoard
>     10Base-T/ISDN/Audio/S-Video, Fast SCSI-9GB Drive. The advanced
>     64-bit Indy architecture contains multiple high-speed buses which
>     efficiently move information through the system, maximizing the
>     benefit of its memory, CPU, and graphics and I/O subsystems, and
>     running your applications faster. This unit is used and will be sold
>     as-is. The unit powers up and has not been tested. An ideal desktop
>     workstation, web server, web design, java or system to learn UNIX
>     operation and programming and well as high end graphics programming
>     and rendering.
> Yes, it reads like an eBay post, and I'm sure that's where he got it.  :)
> Anyway, if anyone is interested, let me know ASAP.  (The price will
> probably depend on how many I get from him, so I'll discuss that
> privately with anyone who emails me.)
> This might be a fun project for the weekend.  ;-)  (Oh, and according
> to
>     http://www.linux.sgi.com/
> the Indy is the only SGI box with a working XFree86, in case you are
> like me and are more interested in Linux than IRIX.)
> Steve
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