[rescue] compaq drive trays

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sun Jul 9 13:53:19 CDT 2006

On Jul 9, 2006, at 10:21 AM, alex at lava-net.com wrote:

> Hi,
> In the next month or so I'm going to be replacing my web/dns/mail  
> server
> with a surplus compaq server I got ahold of.  The machine has a 6-bay
> SCA drive cage in it but since the machine was bought as the basic
> entry-level config there aren't any drives or trays, just blanks in  
> it.
> Anyone have the newer style compaq trays (like those used in the
> proliant 8xxx and newer machines)?.  These are the kind with the  
> little
> button you push to release the handle that pulls the tray out.  I'd  
> like
> at least 6 of these, though more would be nice also...my 8500 could  
> use
> 2 more, etc.
> Thanks.

I have a few of the steel ones in a drawer that I've done surgery  
on... I also have tons of the 9GB drives lying about all over work.   
I also have 18's but they're usually kept as spares.


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