[rescue] SGI fw_sshd and security

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Mar 10 15:53:41 CST 2004

On Mar 10, 2004, at 4:44 PM, Ron Wickersham 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.
> 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

   Oh yes, I remember those.  Those are CDC-designed drives...they sold 
their Imprimis division to Seagate, that's why they say "Seagate" on 
them. :)  Those sure are gorgeous drives!


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
Cape Coral, FL                   feels a little better."     -Ed

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