[rescue] playing with the new E250 ... disk performance vs. old PeeCee
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at tandem.artell.net
Mon Dec 18 22:18:36 CST 2006
Dan Duncan said ...
> On 12/18/06, Magnus <magnus at yonderway.com> wrote:
> > Here is how Linux describes it in /proc/scsi/scsi:
> > Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
> > Vendor: IBM-ESXS Model: DTN073C3UCDY10FN Rev: S27P
> > Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> The fun part is that if you had that IBM-labelled drive installed in
> an IBM server and the drive failed under warranty and you called IBM,
> they wouldn't be able to figure out the replacement part number even
> with a *sixteen*character* model number. They also wouldn't know the
> RPM speed of the drive.
But they would send you a drive. It would be almost, but not quite,
entirely unlike the dead one. It would have a little orange sticker on it,
... which would be half right. Guess which half.
> Been there, done that, didn't even get a blue tshirt. Grrrrr.
The hardware guys at $ORK-1 often felt that way.
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