[SATLUG] Re: SATLUG Digest, Vol 135, Issue 15

Alvin Schurman alvin.schurman at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 14:47:25 CDT 2015


Thats a great deal, Ron  Thanks for sharing the info!
On Apr 25, 2015 1:03 PM, <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:

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> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:58:58 -0500
> From: Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Vendor
> To: satlug at satlug.org
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> It was purchased from a vendor I found on Ebay - called digitalmind2000
> - PC Server and Parts. I called them directly.
>
> I paid under $800 for everything.
>
> UPDATE: The workstation arrived. It is in decent shape, not brand new.
> All of the pieces appear to be there. It is working at the moment.
> Granted, it is larger than I expected and produces a bit of heat.
> Overall, I am happy at the moment.
>
>
> On 04/23/2015 04:00 PM, Alvin Schurman wrote:
> > I can't use a rackmount either because of the noise and heat.  How much
> was
> > the 2x hex core and where did you get it?
> >
> > On Apr 23, 2015 1:22 PM, <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
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> >>     1. Re: Local Vendor (Ron)
> >>     2. Re: Local Vendor (Peter Cross)
> >>     3. Re: Local Vendor (Ron)
> >>     4. RE: Local Vendor (Travis Hegwer)
> >>
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> >> Message: 1
> >> Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:22:40 -0500
> >> From: Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >> Message-ID: <55380310.80501 at gmail.com>
> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
> >>
> >> I ended up ordering a 2 x hex core; 48 GB RAM; 4 x 1 TB drives used Dell
> >> workstation. A server sounded nice, but they are just too loud for my
> >> place. Thank you all again.
> >>
> >> On 04/16/2015 09:28 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> >>> I recently had to buy one and got a pretty good deal from newegg -- an
> >>> HP ProLiant G5 with 2 dual core Xeon CPUs, 16GB RAM, 8 10,000 RPM
> >>> 72GB, all for under $300.  They usually have a variety, and the
> >>> choices will vary.
> >>>
> >>> But they're definitely not local!
> >>>
> >>> Al Lesmerises
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 4/16/2015 7:41 AM, Travis Hegwer wrote:
> >>>> I know you were wanting local but I have ordered countless off lease
> >>>> power edge 2950s from Ebay, Amazon, Etc. For $250 - $900 depending on
> >>>> HDDs. They all have worked great and run Citrix XEN, most come with
> >>>> at least 16GB memory. Check it out if you haven't already.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Travis
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On
> >>>> Behalf Of Ron
> >>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:59 PM
> >>>> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >>>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >>>>
> >>>> One of my friends did this. Grabbed a few laptops and built a beowulf
> >>>> system. (Combined computing power to make a super system). It worked
> >>>> well, but would not work for what I want. Thank you for the idea.
> >>>>
> >>>> On 04/15/2015 05:52 PM, Joe wrote:
> >>>>> I know it sounds like it wouldn't work, but I buy broke screen
> laptops
> >>>>> with good CPUs.  I call them "Headless Servers". ;-) On Apr 15, 2015
> >>>>> 3:11 PM, "Ron" <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I am looking to get a decent server or 2 for a virtualization
> project
> >>>>>> at my house. Does anyone knew of a good place (relatively close)
> that
> >>>>>> offers older hardware at a reasonable price? The only sites are
> nice,
> >>>>>> but sometimes it is good to see what is available closer to home.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Thanks for your time.
> >>>>>> --
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> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 2
> >> Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:25:17 -0500
> >> From: Peter Cross <pjcrux at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> >>          <satlug at satlug.org>
> >> Message-ID:
> >>          <
> > CAACnC-zKrWsMSt9bNmE3nsEUqobdit_PQq8snUoShTESxJyeTQ at mail.gmail.com>
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> >>
> >> if you don't mind me asking where did you find it?
> >>
> >> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I ended up ordering a 2 x hex core; 48 GB RAM; 4 x 1 TB drives used
> Dell
> >>> workstation. A server sounded nice, but they are just too loud for my
> >>> place. Thank you all again.
> >>>
> >>> On 04/16/2015 09:28 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I recently had to buy one and got a pretty good deal from newegg -- an
> > HP
> >>>> ProLiant G5 with 2 dual core Xeon CPUs, 16GB RAM, 8 10,000 RPM 72GB,
> > all
> >>>> for under $300.  They usually have a variety, and the choices will
> > vary.
> >>>> But they're definitely not local!
> >>>>
> >>>> Al Lesmerises
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 4/16/2015 7:41 AM, Travis Hegwer wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I know you were wanting local but I have ordered countless off lease
> >>>>> power edge 2950s from Ebay, Amazon, Etc. For $250 - $900 depending on
> > HDDs.
> >>>>> They all have worked great and run Citrix XEN, most come with at
> > least 16GB
> >>>>> memory. Check it out if you haven't already.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Travis
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org]
> On
> >>>>> Behalf Of Ron
> >>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:59 PM
> >>>>> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >>>>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >>>>>
> >>>>> One of my friends did this. Grabbed a few laptops and built a beowulf
> >>>>> system. (Combined computing power to make a super system). It worked
> > well,
> >>>>> but would not work for what I want. Thank you for the idea.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 04/15/2015 05:52 PM, Joe wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I know it sounds like it wouldn't work, but I buy broke screen
> > laptops
> >>>>>> with good CPUs.  I call them "Headless Servers". ;-) On Apr 15, 2015
> >>>>>> 3:11 PM, "Ron" <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>   I am looking to get a decent server or 2 for a virtualization
> > project
> >>>>>>> at my house. Does anyone knew of a good place (relatively close)
> > that
> >>>>>>> offers older hardware at a reasonable price? The only sites are
> > nice,
> >>>>>>> but sometimes it is good to see what is available closer to home.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks for your time.
> >>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>>>>> SATLUG mailing list
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> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cheers!
> >>
> >> Peter J. Cross
> >> San Antonio, TX
> >>
> >> "Experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions"
> >> -James Madison, Federalist Paper No. 51
> >>
> >> "Tyrants fear armed Americans."
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> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 3
> >> Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:47:31 -0500
> >> From: Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >> Message-ID: <55382503.8020704 at gmail.com>
> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
> >>
> >> TL;DR - Ebay vendor called digitalmind2000 - PC Server and Parts. I
> >> called them directly.
> >>
> >> They had some Dell c6105 servers that look interesting (6x AMD hex core,
> >> 144GB RAM, 3x 250GB drives for under $600). However, I have no room for
> >> a server. Thus, I ended up going with a Dell workstation. It should be
> >> delivered soon so I cannot attest to its condition.
> >>
> >> On 04/22/2015 04:25 PM, Peter Cross wrote:
> >>> if you don't mind me asking where did you find it?
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Ron <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I ended up ordering a 2 x hex core; 48 GB RAM; 4 x 1 TB drives used
> > Dell
> >>>> workstation. A server sounded nice, but they are just too loud for my
> >>>> place. Thank you all again.
> >>>>
> >>>> On 04/16/2015 09:28 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I recently had to buy one and got a pretty good deal from newegg --
> > an HP
> >>>>> ProLiant G5 with 2 dual core Xeon CPUs, 16GB RAM, 8 10,000 RPM 72GB,
> > all
> >>>>> for under $300.  They usually have a variety, and the choices will
> > vary.
> >>>>> But they're definitely not local!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Al Lesmerises
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 4/16/2015 7:41 AM, Travis Hegwer wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I know you were wanting local but I have ordered countless off lease
> >>>>>> power edge 2950s from Ebay, Amazon, Etc. For $250 - $900 depending
> > on HDDs.
> >>>>>> They all have worked great and run Citrix XEN, most come with at
> > least 16GB
> >>>>>> memory. Check it out if you haven't already.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Travis
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org]
> On
> >>>>>> Behalf Of Ron
> >>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:59 PM
> >>>>>> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >>>>>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> One of my friends did this. Grabbed a few laptops and built a
> beowulf
> >>>>>> system. (Combined computing power to make a super system). It worked
> > well,
> >>>>>> but would not work for what I want. Thank you for the idea.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On 04/15/2015 05:52 PM, Joe wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I know it sounds like it wouldn't work, but I buy broke screen
> > laptops
> >>>>>>> with good CPUs.  I call them "Headless Servers". ;-) On Apr 15,
> 2015
> >>>>>>> 3:11 PM, "Ron" <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>    I am looking to get a decent server or 2 for a virtualization
> > project
> >>>>>>>> at my house. Does anyone knew of a good place (relatively close)
> > that
> >>>>>>>> offers older hardware at a reasonable price? The only sites are
> > nice,
> >>>>>>>> but sometimes it is good to see what is available closer to home.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thanks for your time.
> >>>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>>>>>> SATLUG mailing list
> >>>>>>>> SATLUG at satlug.org
> >>>>>>>> http://alamo.satlug.org/mailman/listinfo/satlug to
> > manage/unsubscribe
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> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>    --
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> manage/unsubscribe
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> >>>>>>
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> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 4
> >> Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:47:09 -0700
> >> From: Travis Hegwer <travis at dstechnology.net>
> >> Subject: RE: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
> >>          <satlug at satlug.org>
> >> Message-ID:
> >>          <
> > 798D4F793E52344384EBE092A26616DDEF2207AAC7 at exchange.envirosolutions.com>
> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
> >>
> >> You can say that again about the sound. I finally moved my Dell
> PowerEdge
> > 2950 out of the house and man I forgot what silence sounded like.
> >>
> >> Travis
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On
> > Behalf Of Ron
> >> Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:23 PM
> >> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >>
> >> I ended up ordering a 2 x hex core; 48 GB RAM; 4 x 1 TB drives used Dell
> > workstation. A server sounded nice, but they are just too loud for my
> > place. Thank you all again.
> >> On 04/16/2015 09:28 PM, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> >>> I recently had to buy one and got a pretty good deal from newegg -- an
> >>> HP ProLiant G5 with 2 dual core Xeon CPUs, 16GB RAM, 8 10,000 RPM
> >>> 72GB, all for under $300.  They usually have a variety, and the
> >>> choices will vary.
> >>>
> >>> But they're definitely not local!
> >>>
> >>> Al Lesmerises
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 4/16/2015 7:41 AM, Travis Hegwer wrote:
> >>>> I know you were wanting local but I have ordered countless off lease
> >>>> power edge 2950s from Ebay, Amazon, Etc. For $250 - $900 depending on
> >>>> HDDs. They all have worked great and run Citrix XEN, most come with
> >>>> at least 16GB memory. Check it out if you haven't already.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Travis
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On
> >>>> Behalf Of Ron
> >>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:59 PM
> >>>> To: satlug at satlug.org
> >>>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Local Vendor
> >>>>
> >>>> One of my friends did this. Grabbed a few laptops and built a beowulf
> >>>> system. (Combined computing power to make a super system). It worked
> >>>> well, but would not work for what I want. Thank you for the idea.
> >>>>
> >>>> On 04/15/2015 05:52 PM, Joe wrote:
> >>>>> I know it sounds like it wouldn't work, but I buy broke screen
> >>>>> laptops with good CPUs.  I call them "Headless Servers". ;-) On Apr
> >>>>> 15, 2015
> >>>>> 3:11 PM, "Ron" <ron.j.mann at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I am looking to get a decent server or 2 for a virtualization
> >>>>>> project at my house. Does anyone knew of a good place (relatively
> >>>>>> close) that offers older hardware at a reasonable price? The only
> >>>>>> sites are nice, but sometimes it is good to see what is available
> > closer to home.
> >>>>>> Thanks for your time.
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> _______________________________________________
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