[rescue] VA Linux 1U/2U Riser cards?

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Wed Dec 8 16:02:21 CST 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 03:42:32PM -0500, Ido Dubrawsky wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 01:09:38PM -0600, rescue-request at sunhelp.org wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 09:35:57 -0600
>> From: Mike Parson <mparson at bl.org>
>> Subject: Re: [rescue] VA Linux 1U/2U Riser cards?
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Message-ID: <20041208153557.GA6064 at bl.org>
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>> On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 02:10:23PM -0500, Ido Dubrawsky wrote:
>>> I'm searching for riser cards for a VA Linux rackmount system.  I need
>>> both the 1U and the 2U riser cards and they're scarce as all get out
>>> on ePay.  I'm watching one auction right now but there are no others.
>>> Anyone out there have any they can part with.  It's for a 2200 box.
>> What I've done in the past for odd-sized riser requirements is to by ones
>> that are on ribbon cables:
>> http://www.rackmountnet.com/rmc/c_accessories/risercard/risercard.htm
> Now that's a cool solution...and alot cheaper than California Digital.  They've
> got the VA Linux riser cards...at $50 a pop!

Yeah, I thought so to.  After failing on the risers I had in the parts
bin, I said, "what we need is a riser on a ribbon cable."  Then I hit
google with "PCI riser ribbon" or some-such.  Popped right up.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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