[rescue] even larger disks in a SSA

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue May 9 16:36:55 CDT 2006

On Tuesday 09 May 2006 17:19, Steve Sandau wrote:
> I tried out a couple of 146G drives in the SSA I have here. The
> results look pretty promising:


> Does this really mean that I can put pretty much any sized disks in
> this SSA? 

Possibly.  Can you try reading the whole disk off?  A dd 
if=/dev/dsk/cXtXd0s2 of=/dev/null bs=10M or so would work..

> 136G x 30 disks is like 4TB or something. Even if the heat 
> is too much and only half the slots are filled, that is still 2TB.
> Though, I have to remember that the array <-> machine interface is
> 250MB/sec or so?

That's 250M *bits*/s, or about 30MB/sec

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