[SunRescue] New SCSI-disks in old Sparc-boxen.
brian.pavane at ggn.com
Sun Apr 16 12:02:00 CDT 2000
Any SCSI Narrow disk seems to work fine. If you're using an internal disk,
I would not go above a 7200rpm disk, and no more than one in each machine.
These disks run very hot, and the older Sparc's do not have the best of
To your second question, an adapter should work fine, but it still is rather
easy to find 50pin (SCSI-Narrow) disks out on the market, at least here in
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magnus Hultin [mailto:e5hultin at cd.chalmers.se]
> Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2000 12:52 PM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: [SunRescue] New SCSI-disks in old Sparc-boxen.
> I've got a bunch of SS2s and Classics, but only two
> (small) harddisks, so I've been thinking I should buy
> new, reasonably large disks for them.
> What kind of SCSI-disks (available on the market today)
> will work in these boxes?
> If the disk doesn't have a 50-pin connector, will an
> adapter do the trick? (I suppose so, why would they
> make them if they didn't work? ;)
> Anything else I should keep in mind?
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