[rescue] some stuff I'm trying to find

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Mon Jan 8 09:12:27 CST 2007

On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 08:55:44AM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:

>> From: Michael-John Turner <mj at turner.org.za> Date: 2007/01/08 Mon AM
>> 01:45:21 CST To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org> Subject: Re:
>> [rescue] some stuff I'm trying to find
>> On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 11:48:13PM -0500, John Floren wrote:
>>> Second, I'm looking for a SCSI drive to go in a DEC Multia. It
>>> sounds like a 50-pin drive should do it; if anybody in the area has
>>> a few to part with, please contact me.
>> If you want an internal drive, it'll have to be 2.5"
>> SCSI. Alternatively, you should be able to hookup any drive in an
>> external case that you can connect with a narrow SCSI connector.
> The multia supported 50 pin, 1" "regular" SCSI drives if the proper
> chassis is involved - there was a PCI chasis and a SCSI chassis. One
> could accomodate a short PCI card, the other would accept a 3 1/2"
> SCSI drive. I guess if you could live with the poor IDE performance,
> you could use a 3 1/2" IDE drive with the appropriate 44 pin to 40 pin
> adapter cable in a SCSI chassis...

Ah yes, that rings a bell.  My Multia had the PCI chassis and I used
all external drives.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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