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Slowping jingsu at cs.washington.edu
Mon May 1 22:10:10 PDT 2000


Believe it or not, I HAVE A MACHINE THAT IS ABSOLUTELY IDENTICAL!!!

It, too, is up for grabs, for free!

Needless to say, if no-one claims either, Cliff and I will have fun with
sledgehammers....

On Mon, 1 May 2000, Cliff wrote:


> Well, since we're talking hardware...I've got a Compaq Prosignia

> 486-DX33 up for grabs...yes, free.

>

> Features include (you'll love this :)

> 486dx33 processor w/ 16Megs of ram (upgradeable with standard 72-pin

> non-edo simms)

> EISA bus complete with Adaptec and Compaq SCSI Controller,

> 3COM 10/100 EISA NIC (3c597-tx)

> some other strange eisa nic (tokenring/aui/10bt)

> Connor (I think) 2 gig scsi drive preloaded with slackware 7.0!

>

> This thing boots off the Adaptec scsi card w/ no problems. The 3com

> cards works fine but I don't know the kernel options to force it to boot

> in 10 base mode. The other nic is too strange to figure out. The

> Compaq scsi controller works, but not with Linux. Also, since the built

> in video card has 256Kb of ram, it is fairly useless as an

> X-terminal...trust me on that one :)

>

> All this powerhouse needs is a monitor, ps/2 keyboard and ps/2 mouse.

> ...and a loving home.

>

> First reply gets this puppy, otherwise it's time for a sturdiness test

> of the old Compaq server case.

>

> Cliff

>

>




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