Re: [donation] AlphaServer 1000A 5/400
On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 06:54:20PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Ron,
> On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 04:44:29PM -0700, Ron Farrer wrote:
> > > A donor has offered an AlphaServer 1000A 5/400 to Debian. It's in
> > > excellent condition, it's already running potato, and it doesn't
> > > include any external peripherals.
> > > Please respond to me directly if you are interested and could put it
> > > to good use. The machine is located in Edinburgh, Scotland and is
> > > quite heavy so geographic proximity is important. Priority, as usual,
> > > goes to the admin-team, official projects, to developers, and to
> > > alpha-specific needs although none of these are requirements. Be sure
> > > to describe what you would use it for.
> > <snip>
> > Another Alpha is badly needed for the Alpha port. I'm in the US so that
> > pretty much rules me out as a taker. If someone in that area can take it,
> > please do as I'd hate to see it go to waste or simply lose it.
> I'm not in a position to adopt this particular machine either, but could
> you expound on what the current needs of the Alpha port are? Is there
> anything that those of us with our own Alphas can do to help? (Besides
> persistently beating on badly-written code, obviously.)
> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer
I can offer free power and free internet connection to that machine, so
could be used by the Alpha port developpers worldwide. I live in spain.
And transport inside the EU aren't that expensive.
How heavy is it?
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