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Re: sun blade 1000 donation

From: Andy Colson <andy(at)squeakycode(dot)net>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: sun blade 1000 donation
Date: 2009-05-28 21:27:38
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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Andy,
>> Yeah, when it shipped I think it was about 75 pounds. It is a tower,
>> yes, and an impressively large box (my experience with servers is
>> limited, this is the first I've ever gotten to play with, so it may not
>> be out of the ordinary). I think my kill-a-watt said, at idle, it was
>> near 300W. (Though it's been a while, I may not be remembering that
>> correctly, and I don't recall looking at it under load)
> Ok, that's not as bad as the spec sheet online looked.  The machine is 
> still too slow/old for benchmarking though, and we couldn't rack it (our 
> donated rack space is limited).  Does someone have a home for this 
> machine?  And would we use it for buildfarm, or for something else?

I'll plug it in tonight when I get home and verify those numbers.

It looks like there are a bunch of sparc build farm members, would 
another really be helpful?


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