HP-UX machine for sale or rent?

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Fri Jun 20 11:30:22 MDT 2008

You might contact CAEDM at BYU, without holding your breath. They may 
have a box they're willing to sell but be unable to do it until the next 
surplus sale. Rent, though... who knows what loopholes might unveil 

Stephen Ward wrote:
> A fellow PLUGer, Derek Davis, has requested that I solicit the list
> for an HP-UX machine.  Derek is out running an extraordinarily long
> relay race today called the Wasatch Back [1].  I know him personally
> and can confirm that he is loony.
> Derek's company (WhiteCanyon (WC)) is gunning for a contract that
> involves running Linux on RISC-based HP machines.  They ordered one
> which was supposed to have arrived already, but Murphy has wielded his
> inevitable Law and it has not yet arrived.  Inconveniently, they are
> operating under a bit of a time crunch and really need an HP machine
> by Monday.
> I've been told that the actual target machine is an HP RP4570.  I
> imagine there is a wide variety of machines that will suffice for WC's
> testing, but I don't know.
> I do know that this contract is worth a very large sum of money and WC
> would be able to compensate you quite fairly.
> Does anyone on the list have such a machine available either to sell
> or to rent to WC?  If so, let me know and I can put you in touch with
> the right person.
> Thanks,
> Stephen
> [1] http://www.ragnarrelay.com/wasatchback/index.php
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