[rescue] IBM/Sun disk compatibility
barryk at chaoscon.com
Mon Jul 11 15:52:17 CDT 2005
On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Does anyone have direct experience with or knowledge of IBM 80-pin
> disks, part number 59H6601? The vendor says they are model DGHS950,
> which is a 1" 18GB 68-pin 7200rpm Ultra-SCSI2 drive, but as far as I can
> find, that part number maps to model DGHS18Y, which is 1.6" 18.2GB
> 80-pin 7200rpm.
No direct experience, but they should work. I've used IBM
80 pin36gig drives and a few 68pin 18's without any problems.
(so long as they are high voltage Diff's)
> Does anyone know for certain whether these drives will work in Sun
> systems? (And will they physically fit in U30/60/80? I don't remember
> whether they will take 1.6" disks or not. I know they'll fit in a
> 6-slot 711.)
I just put together my U60, and it can take atleast one 1.6"
drive, maybe two.
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