[rescue] Dec PCI cards

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Oct 14 12:23:37 CDT 2004

Tue, 12 Oct 2004 @ 17:30 -0400, Phil Stracchino said:

> On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 02:57:50PM -0600, Dan Duncan wrote:
> > On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > > They're full-length 32-bit PCI cards, with Lattice chips on them, a red
> > > AMP connector at the inner end that looks to be 30 pins or so (I didn't
> > > count), and an external connector that looks exactly like a 68-pin SCSI
> > > high-density connector except that, if I counted correctly, it has an
> > > even hundred pins.
> > 
> > Memory channel cards for Trucluster?
> > 
> > http://www.hp.com/techservers/systems/symc.html
> Hmmm.....   That looks like a high probability.

I don't know exactly which ones you got from Ethan, but two of them were
at one time arranged in a failover setup.  I don't remember now the
details on how they set that up, but maybe those cards were used in that
mix somehow.

Also, I remember that some of the SCSI cards from DEC were really wierd,
and some of them have really odd connectors.  Lot's of proprietary

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