[rescue] disk board in e4k

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Jun 1 14:04:06 CDT 2004

On Tuesday 01 June 2004 13:54, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> On Sat, 29 May 2004, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> > OK, I feel a little dumb now...
> >
> > you need an external cable to go between the SCSI connector on the
> > back of the system and the SCSI connector on the disk board.
> >
> > I just ASSUMED that Sun wouldn't have been so dumb as to do it like
> > that; IIRC the SS1000 did the right thing and the disks just showed
> > up, no cables needed.
> Then they'd have to route SCSI traffic over the backplane also.

Well, they've gotta be able to do that already, as they use the 
backplane to connect the disks in an E3000 to the I/O board (which must 
be in slot "1").

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