[rescue] WTB: quick/cheap way to FC
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu May 12 11:33:19 CDT 2005
On Thu, 12 May 2005, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> OK, I have an E4000 soon to be in a datacenter. as you know, internal
> disk space on these boxes is limited.
> What is the cheapest way to get a GBIC and test out FC on this thing?
Find either a 501-4266 or 501-4883 I/O board on eBay (usually cheaper
than a 501-3060/501-5202/501-5266 sbus fibre-channel card), and then
ebay for ibm "serial optical".
Note that the 501-2977 and 501-4287 I/O boards do -not- have gigabit FC.
They have 250MHz FC for connection to a Sun SSA.
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