[rescue] Dec PCI cards
alaric at caerllewys.net
Sun Oct 17 22:06:16 CDT 2004
On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 02:53:29AM +0000, Kris Kirby wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > > dec "100 pin" connector
> > >
> > > seems to indicate that they might be a Dec-weirdness-only dual 50 pin
> > > SCSI. While this shipped only for Compaq Proliants, it does indicate
> > > that there were dual-SCSI 100-pin connectors out there:
> > >
> > > http://www.itxpressinc.com/Products/AlphaStorageworks/Hostbus_BackPlane/SMART_SCSI_Array.html
> > Doesn't look anything much like that, and theres' no plausibly-SCSI-ish
> > onboard connector .... I may have to see if I can figure out what are
> > the key identifying numbers on the thing (there's no obvious "I am a
> > part number such-and-such" on it) and see if I can track it down from
> > that.
> I have a wierd SCSI-looking cable that is probably a splitter for this,
> since it is wearing a Compaq part number. I'm almost certain I've
> misplaced it, but I do know I still have it somewhere.
's'OK, they're not SCSI. I identified'em as DEC Memory Channel cards.
('Course, I still don't have a cable to fit'em. But at least now I
know what they're supposed to do, if I had one.)
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