[rescue] PIX-ish ATX cases?
idubraws at dubrawsky.org
Fri Feb 6 09:19:44 CST 2004
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 07:57:49AM -0600, rescue-request at sunhelp.org wrote:
> From: Robert Rose <rescue at mylighthouse.net>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] PIX-ish ATX cases?
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
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> On 06/02/2004, at 3:34 PM, MrBill wrote:
> > Unfortunately, traditional "rackmount" cases are way too deep; I don't
> > need room for anything but the motherboard, power supply, PCI NICs and
> > the slot-1 CPU, and a floppy drive.
> > Suggestions? I've got a friend looking for me a case from a dead PIX,
> > but
> > that may take a while..
> Keep an eye out for a Cisco LocalDirector too, they appear to be (I've
> never had the opportunity of pulling one apart) the same case as the
> PIX 520, but since Cisco acquired Arrowpoint and people started
> ditching their LocalDirectors ('cos the Arrowpoints actually work) you
> might find one cheap.
> I'd also be interested to know if the LocalDirector and PIX are similar
> enough that the LocalDirector could be re-flashed as a PIX.
They cases are identical. I've done it before where I've put a PIX motherboard
into the LocalDirector case.
Ido Dubrawsky, CISSP E-mail: ido at dubrawsky.org
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