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Re: M$ 's strategy against Linux: nightmare scenario

To: Chad Campbell <campbell@ukans.edu>
Subject: Re: M$ 's strategy against Linux: nightmare scenario
From: Eric Kimminau <eak@detroit.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 1997 13:26:30 -0500
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Organization: Silicon Graphics, Inc
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.971205181256.4309E-100000@dv123s34.lawrence.ks.us>
Reply-to: eak@detroit.sgi.com
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Chad Campbell wrote:
> 
> > Bid price 64MB ram, 2GB disk, 19-20" monitor, R4k - $500.00
> If it'll run Linux, I'll give that much too, maybe a little more.  That
> bid seems real low to me though, so if it was a joke, I'll be a stupid
> little undergrad now and go sit in my corner. :)
> 
> Chad

It won't run Linux yet, but an R4k will run IRIX 6.5 when its released,
and is therefore, still a useful system. If its an R3k, it isn't worth
that much unless you want the monitor (which is probably 80% of that
bid)


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