[rescue] SGI fw_sshd and security

Ron Wickersham rjw at alembic.com
Wed Mar 10 15:44:09 CST 2004

> On Mar 9, 2004, at 5:10 AM, Robert Rose wrote:
> >>    Yes. :)  But it's not a perfect world.  I remember my biggest
> >> complaint about moving to SCSI disks from SMD and IPI about eleven
> >> years ago: no write-protect buttons.
> >>
> >
> > Hmm, don't remember write-protect buttons on my IPI disks from $work-7
> > when we ran a fleet of 4/690's with IPI disks (1Gb CDC and 1.3Gb
> > Seagate).  I'm intrigued now Dave, got more details?
>    If memory serves, our IPI drives were Seagate ST43200Ks.  The write
> protects on these were actually jumpers on the drive with ordinary 0.1"
> headers, which were brought out to switches on the enclosures.
>         -Dave

At least these ipi drives have write protect buttons:
drive front: http://alembic.net/ipi-front.jpeg
the drive label: http://alembic.net/ipi-label.jpeg
and four of them in a 4/690: http://alembic.net/ipi-4x.jpeg


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