[rescue] 420R/220R rail kit

Michael Horton Michael.Horton at acntv.com
Thu Aug 25 09:49:25 CDT 2005

real sysadmins don't remove power supplies!

(sorry, i couldn't resist.)

yes, we remove disks (we lost one moving a v880 server once), power
supplies, and anthing that can be easily removed!

Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Thursday 25 August 2005 02:48, Bill Bradford wrote:
>>On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 09:18:36PM -0400, Bryan Gurney wrote:
>>>Having personally lifted a UE450 off the ground (that one's a
>>>whopping 200 pounds according to Sunsolve; I'd say that's a safe
>>>guess, considering it had 12 disks in it), I'd hunt down the
>>>Accuride rails.
>>I ended up in the ER (with stretched tendons) after a coworker and I
>>rackmounted a full E450 as the "middle" unit in a rack that
>>eventually held three of them.
> Is it me, or does no one else remove weight (eg power supplies, disks,
> etc) from machines when they're trying to rack/move them, instead of
> trying to strain themselves?  I'm quite used to removing as much as
> necessary from machines at work when i'm left to rack them by myself
> (and they weight >80lbs or so fully loaded).
> I've moved an E6500 chassis by myself before; it's a whole lot easier
> when you take everything out of it first.
> Pat

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