[rescue] Challenge, anyone?

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Fri Oct 6 19:42:54 CDT 2006

On 10/6/06 4:10 PM, "Jonathan C. Patschke" wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Oct 2006, Steve Hatle wrote:
>> The person at the other end also has an SGI Challege XL of an unknown
>> configuration.
> One gotcha when moving a Challenge XL:  There are retainer brackets in
> each card cage to keep the cards from sliding out of their connectors.
> They're not optional.  The full-rack challenge I got in 2003 was DOA
> with a cracked midplane thanks to the seller not putting the rear
> bracket back in place after taking photos of the system.
> If you have to move it without the bracket, remove all the cards from
> the cage.

That's good to know! Thanks for the heads up.


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