[rescue] Drive Sled (was Irix cd problem)

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Fri Apr 18 13:36:15 CDT 2003

> That worked except that it didn't see the hard disk. Ok, open the case,
> pull  out the sled and see a disk that is crushed. Yes, crushed. Well,
> actuall more  like someone took a ball-peen hammer to it. So I take it
> off, put on a seagate  2 gb I've got pop it in. Machine won't start.
> Take out sled. Machine starts.  Reinstall sled. No start. Look carefully
> at sled and notice that the connecter  from the sled to the system is
> hosed by whatever did in the disk...
> So, how much do Indigo 2 sleds go for? Or can the cable and connector be
> bought  separately?
> William
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I find that they are over priced ($25-30US). I would pick up an external
SCSI drive case and throw that on the external scsi (that's what I do).  I
have a Sun 411 with a 4.5GB drive in it hooked up to one of my Indigo2's.
Works like a charm.


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