[rescue] scrapping some old Proliants
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Tue Dec 19 12:12:33 CST 2006
Mon, 18 Dec 2006 @ 20:43 -0500, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. said:
> 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.
Also useful is the best price on them.
So far I've found them at prices that make it almost as cheap to just
get a SCSI drive.
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