[rescue] Anyone interested in a Sun E3000?
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 16:20:10 CST 2006
Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> You know the board that has the two connectors for the two Ultrabays?
>> There's a SCSI connector on the back of it. Run a 68-pin ribbon cable
>> between it and the back of your SCSI device, and voila!
> Are you -sure- about that?
Completely. Read on.
> I'm 90% sure that the Ultrabays in my p615 were IDE.
The Ultrabays themselves are IDE. The bay above the Ultrabays is
designed for a SCSI device. The machine was available with the choice
of several tape drives in that bay, the most popular being an IBM-badged
The only thing odd about that drive bay is that it uses a proprietary
drive power cable.
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