[OpenAFS] Hardware Grants from Sun
Garance A Drosihn
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 15:16:27 -0500
At 7:51 PM -0500 2/22/07, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>Tom has proposed that OpenAFS submit a hardware grant request to Sun.
>It is believed that we can obtain up to $100,000 in 1U X86 boxes that
>we could use for a test infrastructure. Sun may be tempted to provide
>this equipment if OpenAFS was to state a desire to target OpenSolaris
>as a preferred operating system for OpenAFS deployments.
Sounds like it might be worthwhile. I'd think that it might be good to
have a few niagara-ish boxes as well as x86, just on principle. But I
obviously don't know the internal workings of Sun, so I don't know what
kinds of proposals they'd be more receptive too.
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