[rescue] Need SGI part.

N. Miller vraptor at promessage.com
Mon Oct 13 18:15:24 CDT 2003

--On Monday, October 13, 2003 3:17 PM -0500 "Jonathan C. Patschke" 
<jp at celestrion.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>    Not at all.  There are many more empty drive bays than there are
>> sleds.
> You can thank the DoD and paranoid universities and companies for that.
> Somehow, they seem to think the disc sled holds just as much valuable
> data as the disc itself, and must be destroyed prior to sending the
> system off for surplus.  They just couldn't -bear- spending a minute
> per disc removing the sled and tossing it back in the computer so that
> it might actually be -useful-.

Anyone have a picture of these near-unobtainium
sleds?  Would it be feasible to get them made
by someone with machine-shop skills?  Could be
a business opportunity...


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