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    A sight from the dawn of my career; we had some of these at the first dial-up ISP I worked at as a dirtbag teenager. Getting to touch them was above my pay grade at the time, though.

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      Which ones, the x86 or the MIPS variety?

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        I’m pretty sure they were of the MIPS variety, they were contemporaneous with the cube models, which I think we had one or two of as well. This would have been around 1997.

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      When I read about 10 Mbit Ethernet being considered adequate for a file server, I’m so glad I live in the future. When I was at school, we had a 4 Mbit Token Ring network used for 20 machines to netboot from a file server, and that often involved 10-minute boot times.