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Re: Cheap used SGi boxes

To: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Cheap used SGi boxes
From: David <dmerchan@hiwaay.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 1998 17:59:00 -0500
References: <Pine.BSF.3.96.980610132956.13948I-100000@pike.cdrom.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Murray Stokely wrote:
> 
>   Does anyone know of a good source for old, used SGi systems?
> http://www.xsnet.com seems to be the best source I can find on the net
> for old Indigo II's and such but I can't find much older, cheaper, or
> more capable of running Linux.  I'd really prefer to have something
> better than 8bit graphics and I guess that limits my choices for
> low-end systems as well.  I didn't have much luck dealing with SGi
> people directly because they just kept trying to get me to buy a newer
> system.
> 
> One system that caught my eye was this one :
> 
> R4400 200MHz/1MB SC, XL, 64MB, 2GB, 17"                 $ 1,600 Ea.
> 
> But last I checked I wouldn't be able to run Linux for quite a while.
> 
>         - Murray

Does anyone know if an Indigo II like this one can be upgraded to a max
impact and if it can, how much that would cost?  Or maybe just buy one
with max impact already in it and how much IT would cost?

Thanks,
David

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