[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 16:31:41 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 05:30 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>>> OK, here is a bit of a spin on the much discussed Tcard project.
>>> Might it not be more cost effective to make FC-AL backplanes?  That
>>> way,
>>> instead of 1 $20 part per drive, it might be $25 per 6 drives?  Just 
>>> a
>>> thought.
>>   The only problem with that idea is that it'd need a chassis to
>> physically support the drives.  I'd thought about doing FC-AL
> Legos and cheap PSUs?  If it worked for google... ;)

   Chris Daniel did that with modem banks at Digex, WAY before google 
was even an itch in anyone's pants.  Legos are perfect for that sort of 


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St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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