[rescue] Looking for external SCA drive enclosures in Seattle

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Fri Aug 31 17:09:21 CDT 2007

Curious George wrote:
> Hi,
> --- Devin Ganger <devin at thecabal.org> wrote:
>> Does anyone have extras of those nice sturdy Sun
>> multipack enclosures that
>> can take 6 SCA hard drives? I'm in Seattle and a
>> friend of mine just scored
>> some nice RAID controllers we'd like to put into
>> use.
> I suspect you are refering to the 711 enclosures (?).
> Note that there appear to be two varieties thereof:
> the ones that I have accept *twelve* "third height"
> drives; I believe another variant holds six "half
> height" drives.  I have not been able to figure out
> how to differentiate between the two models  :<

The six-slot models are labelled "Ultra SCSI" on the side panel.  And,
as that imples, thwy will accept six up-to-half-height Ultra-SCSI
drives, while the 12-slot 711s will accept only Fast Wide.

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