[rescue] compaq external drive array

Bryan Gurney arb_npx42 at comcast.net
Sun Aug 13 12:32:15 CDT 2006

On Sun, 13 Aug 2006 11:24:48 -0400, <alex at lava-net.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Got ahold of an old compaq external drive array that I'm trying to
> identify.  It doesn't seem to have a model number on it, just says
> Compaq Proliant on the front door.  It seems to be mid 90s vintage,
> holds 7 68-pin (?) hdds, and has a 68 pin SCSI connecter on it.
> My first question is, does anyone know what this could be? even a series
> would be a good start...
> Next, how do keys for this work? the door was locked when I got it and
> it didn't come with a key...the lock has resisted all attempts to be
> opened, and you can't even get to the back of it to unscrew the cylinder
> if you take the sides off the case.  The lock is a real lock, not one of
> those fake ones you can open with a screwdriver.  Would this be a one
> key fits all situation or would each individual unit have it's own key?

68-pin connectors?  Only 7?  A front door?  This sounds like something  
pre-DEC, and pre-aluminum-tray-caddy.

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