[rescue] It really sucks ....
kloch at gurunet.net
Mon Jun 2 12:33:24 CDT 2003
I wonder if the SCA extenders in HP LPr series drive
trays would work?
> my SAG array holds 20 trays I own none.
> The tray takes a 68 pin drive but plugs into the backplane
> with an 80(SCA), the plugs are recessed slightly or I would simply plug a 80 pin drive in direct.
> Rather than relieve the metal backplane to allow the drive
> full contact with the connector I'm looking for an 80 pin extender M-F.
> I found Circuit Associates manufactures them
> I need to find a distributor.
> Retaining the drive is next but the screw holes in the sides of the drive line up with the slides in the case I'll rig a simple bracket and make 40 or so.
> Hope this helpssome people
> If anyone has a drive canister for an MTI (older DAS9000)
> I need 1 of those.
> I have many 50 pin DEC[SBB] canisters to trade
> I'm keeping the 68's and 80's (sorry)
> -------Original Message-------
> From: "Michael A. Turner" <mturner at whro.org>
> Sent: 06/02/03 11:47 AM
> To: 'The Rescue List' <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: RE: [rescue] It really sucks ....
>> On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 03:54:17PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>>On Sunday, June 1, 2003, at 03:51 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>>>...to discover that a piece of hardware that you can't use
>>>>lack crucial accessories isn't even salable, because
>>without those key
>>>>accessories it's not worth the cost of shipping it across town.
>>> Eh? What is it, and what accessories are you missing?
>>It's a HP NetServer Storage System/6. Without the
>>HP-specific disk trays.
>>The trays sell for outrageous prices, and without them, an
>>-- redundant power supplies and all -- seems to sell for about $5.
> I feel your pain, have the same problem with an Axil storage array.
> Great shape, has power supplies and everything else. No HD sleds or cage
> the raid cards. They are unobtanium of the highest order. Hate to toss it
> it cost me nearly $100 a couple years ago. Most of that being shipping.
> Michael A. Turner
> Systems Engineer WHRO
> michael.turner at whro.org
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