[rescue] Sun mod/hack: lunchbox style with Sun mobo?

Brian Deloria bdeloria at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 15:33:34 CST 2007

I know IBM's have an adapter for the "Ultrabay" or cd/dvd slot to fit
another hard drive, so  basically anything newer than an ibm 600 should
support it except for the x series which would require the ultrabase or
whatever.  I can't speak of any other manufacturers either way.

On 1/15/07, Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 03:35:36PM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > The main thing is that I feel uncomfortable using a laptop which only
> > has 1 drive - if the drive dies, you are in trouble.  I like the idea
> > of having a mirrored setup for all data, thus the luggable.
> Had you been considering x86, there are plenty of laptops out there that
> allow dual harddrives.
> I wonder if anyone makes a cPCI based luggable system that could be
> used.
> Something like:
> http://www.ipctechnology.com/products/mobile-computing/cpci-6615/cpci6615-overview.htm
> looks cool, but I don't have any idea what it would take to make one
> work nicely with a Sun CP1500.  Also, I suspect that one would have to
> watch ebay for a long time to find one that is affordable.
> --
> Joshua D. Boyd
> jdboyd at jdboyd.net
> http://www.jdboyd.net/
> http://www.joshuaboyd.org/
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