[rescue] Sun machines supporting half-height hard drives
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Tue May 3 18:11:40 CDT 2005
On May 3, 2005, at 4:59 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2005, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>>> As Johnathan said a U1 among others will fit at least one of the 1.6"
>> Yes, U1s will fit a 1.6" drive. It is just that some U1s won't
>> function with such a drive even though it fits. Only 1" drives were
>> supported I suspect there is a reason for that.
> If the disk will fit, and its connector will properly mate-up with the
> SCA port, there is no reason why it will not work unless that port in
> the disk cage is broken. The machine has no clue what the physical
> dimensions of the storage device are.
Agreed. Were a person good at de-soldering they could remove the top
connector and run a 2" drive in that bay if one such did exist.
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