[rescue] Rubber rot?
dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Fri Sep 22 23:53:26 CDT 2006
> > On to a related note (to me, at least), I am aware of
> > two different types of Sun 611 cases: the "disk" (D-type) case has a
> > and SCA connection, internally, for a disk mount; the "tape"
> (T-type) has
> > a 50 pin ribbon connection for narrow SCSI devices.
> > Is there a "T-variant" for *wide* (non SCA) devices?
> There is no such variant because the only 68-pin devices Sun ever
> shipped of that vintage* were the full-height differential disks used
> in the Differential SCSI Disk Subsystem (those huge 6-disk trays at
> the bottom of SC2000s & similar). If you want a SCSI enclosure with an
> HD68 cable internally, it'd have to be third-party just like the disk
> you'd be looking to use.
Actually, it's a wide *tape* drive that I am looking to use -- but
your argument still holds. :-(
> Hope that helps,
> * AFAIK, the only other 68-pin devices ever used by Sun were a couple
> U320 SCSI disks for the recent x86 Java workstations. Kinda odd that
> they wouldn't just make these SCA like the rest... they've since moved
> on to SATA/SAS so I doubt there will be any others.
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