[rescue] Needed: SM61/SM81

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Mon Mar 15 02:21:40 CST 2004

On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 03:05:14AM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2004, at 2:34 AM, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
> >>   Holy cow...that machine has a VERY LARGE NUMBER of SCSI host 
> >> adapters.
> >
> > I was just reading up on the Challenge XL's and they can have up to 42 
> > SCSI Busses. That's crazy. I was talking with a friend of mine and we 
> > were joking about getting a Challenge Vault and filling it (96 disks) 
> > with the Acard IDE->SCSI adapters and those new 400GB Hitachi drives. 
> > 38TB in one box.
>    That's sick, disgusting, and twisted.
>    But wow.  You could store...well, everything.

Wasn't it the case that a Challenge L was able to serve over 300MB/s
from disk in one of the video on demand / interactive TV setups?


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