[mythtv-users] Minimum hardware recomendation
gull at gull.us
Tue Jun 23 19:11:22 UTC 2009
Brian Wood wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 June 2009 11:23:31 David Brodbeck wrote:
>> SparcStation SLCs were also convection-cooled and had similar heating
>> problems. They tended to cook the electrolytic caps on some of the boards.
> Were those the ones with the CPU board built into a monitor? I recall several
> of those being tossed as "old monitors", when I came along and asked where
> the computers were.
Yeah, those were the ones. They had a beautiful 17" monochrome CRT that
was really easy on the eyes. As I recall it was a landmark system for
Sun...first to retail for less than $6000, or something like that. They
made good netboot workstations in their heyday and I still saw quite a
few in use as X terminals when I was in college in the late 1990s.
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