[rescue] u2 drive trays

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Fri Aug 22 09:47:50 CDT 2003

"PCI-XIO carriers", What is that?  I'm guessing some
kind of PCI to XIO bridge other than the PCI card cage,
but i didn't know those were available.  Cool.

That would be a mean, well connected (and well heated)
box.  Would definitely need the silver handle power
supply for that one.


On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 08:19:27 -0500
"Joshua D. Boyd" <jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net>
> But, picture this octane configuration:
> Dual R12k (any speed)
> strip the graphics
> add a quad SCSI card (4xUW SCSI channels)
> add a PCI cardcage
> Add two ISP1080 PCI SCSI cards.
> Add one PCI FDDI card
> Add one GigE PCI card in a XIO carrier
> Add qfe XIO card (probably the most expensive part,
> but then, those PCI-XIO carriers aren't cheap either)
> Add 1 hippi card (optional, if you have other hippi
> gear, certainly more expensive that the QFE XIO) or
> alternatively, another QFE XIO or another GigE card.

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