[rescue] Total corporate madness (
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Sun Aug 10 13:07:44 CDT 2003
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 01:03:54PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Uhhhh...Have you ever *seen* an A5000? Take a look at one if you get
> the chance. This isn't cheap minimalist PC crap...This is real data
> center equipment.
Uhhhhhh... did you read my post?
My point was that it is a lot to pay for 3 $25 SCSI drives.
I'm not contesting how nice the machine or the deal is, its just too
much for what I need.
> Also...with FC-AL, there's a lot more in there than just cabling and
> power supplies. The A5000 in particular has a touch screen on the
> front...You can power up & down each drive, get status and temperature,
> take either loop online on offline, etc. You can also do all that
> stuff via software over the FC-AL interface.
...none of which I need to put 3 UW SCSI drives online... :)
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