[rescue] scrapping some old Proliants

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Mon Dec 18 19:43:35 CST 2006

Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 18 Dec 2006, at 06:53, Tonu Samuel wrote:
> [...]
>> Actually I want to receive or learn something about SCSI DVD ROMs.  
>> I play with
>> Sun Enterprise series of hardware and items seem not to have DVD ROMs.
>> Meanwhile I got new Solaris DVD and want to use it. If someone can
>> sell/giveaway me some DVD ROM which fits those old SCSI machines I  
>> would be
>> happy. I am unsure if it is possible to have DVD there at all.
> I got my SCSI DVD-RW drive by sticking an Acard SCSIDE converter on.  
> Although somebody here said that they only work with old drives, it  
> works just fine on a new Pioneer drive (A DVR-110, I think). OSX and  
> Linux are quite happy with it, even burning disks; I've yet to try it  
> on my U30. It even worked on AmigaOS.

Which Acard converter did you use ?

I've been thinking of going this route too for my U60.

-- Curt

>> Also I miss some CDROMs for those computers. So if someone has them  
>> with grey
>> frontpanel then I am interested. I am located in EU but other  
>> places are also
>> considered.
> I've got a SCSI CD-ROM and another CD-RW, but since they didn't move  
> on eBay even at 99p NR, they're destined for the bin.
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