[rescue] e420r and solaris questions
arb_npx42 at comcast.net
Sat Aug 20 22:24:41 CDT 2005
On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 21:33:38 -0500, Dan Sikorski <me at dansikorski.com>
> I just got an E420R from ebay (nice, quad 450mhz, 4GB of ram, 2x18.2GB
> disks for $699 with free shipping). This is going to be my new co-lo'ed
> server, and i have a couple of questions.
> Is there a two post rackmount kit in existance? The co-lo only has
> two-post racks, but the price for hosting is definately right. :)
I shudder at the thought of an E420R going on a two-post rack. If they
have a cantilevered shelf that can handle a 4RU box, then that'd be okay,
but this thing definitely can't be screwed onto the posts by just the
front rack ears.
The Sun rackmount kit is for four-post, but is surprisingly inexpensive
for a Sun part ($95!). Its link is at the bottom of
it'll be useless for a two-post rack.
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