[GLLUG] FOR FREE: Old small laptops and 1U rack mount cases

Chris Bell chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Sat Sep 29 07:44:17 UTC 2012

On Thu 27 Sep, John Edwards wrote:
> Hi
> This stuff is heading off to the recycling unless anyone wants them.
> 12" Apple Powerbook G4 (model A1010). No power adapter.
> Could be useful for someone who still needs a PowerPC CPU.
> 12" IBM Thinkpad 240. Celeron M CPU, 128MB RAM, 12GB hard drive,
> 1 PCMCIA, 1 USB, 1 PS2, 1 VGA, 1 serial, 1 RJ11 modem, no ethernet.
> No power adapter, but uses standard IBM 16V. Very light. Could be
> useful for someone needing a basic Linux machine, or for serial or
> network diagnostics.
> 5x 1U Acme generic rack mount cases with mounting for 1 PCI card.
> Suitable for micro-ATX motherboards and low profile RAM. They have
> motherboards with Celeron 1GHz CPUs and 128MB RAM. existing CPU fans
> have all failed or developed faults. The PSUs work, but are not likely
> to be able to power a big modern CPU. Low power CPUs might be OK with
> a good heatsink and fan.
> I may also have about four IBM xSeries 206m tower servers available in
> the next few weeks. These are all in good working order, have PentiumD
> CPUs, 512MB or 1GB RAM, at least 2x 80GB drives, space for 4 hot swap
> drives.
> Pick up from Chiswick near the railway station.
> If anyone is interested then let me know by private email.
> -- 
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> |    John Edwards   Email: john at cornerstonelinux.co.uk    |
> #---------------------------------------------------------#
   I have seen requests for all but the IBM xSeries 206m tower servers, for
which I may find uses. You also mentioned that you may have older RAM, etc.

Chris Bell www.chrisbell.org.uk
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