[rescue] FC-AL drives on sale at geeks.com

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sun Dec 23 18:45:05 CST 2007

On Dec 23, 2007, at 11:56 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> I've got some Dell PowerVault 650F (some sort of bastard child of
> Dell/Calriion, IIRC) that are stuffed with 10 9 Gig FC-AL drives,  
> I'm tempted
> to upgrade them, but 10x 36.4 Gig = about a $60 320 SATA drive[0]...
> AFAIK, the Dell 650F are only supported through Win2K, 2003 is not  
> an option.
> Anyone have an interest in these? I have two I think, plus a UPS/ 
> battery pack
> for them (1U power unit w/batteries)...

Why in the world would they cripple them to not work with normal FC  

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