[rescue] Parts Needed for Rescued Equipment

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 21:38:27 CST 2007

Andrew Weiss <ajwdsp at cloud9.net> wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2007, at 1:20 AM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> > r.stricklin wrote:
> >> On Nov 3, 2007, at 9:28 PM, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> >>
> >>> If you can verify that they're the same type as the IBM Fx0 and Hx0
> >>> models used, I've got some spare...
> >>
> >> The B50 uses different brackets than the F50.
> >>
> >> F50 style: http://www.thetrayman.net/item102065.ctlg
> >> B50 style: http://www.thetrayman.net/item102060.ctlg
> >
> > What I can verify, however, is that the 6E1/6C1, 6E3/6C3 and B50
> > all use
> > the same sleds.  I don't remember if the B80 does as well, but it
> > wouldn't surprise me.
> >
> > Peace...  Sridhar
> The B80 sleds are steel rugged thingies.  They are the same sleds as
> the IBM 44P workstation as the B80 is just a 44P server.  The bottom
> sled is a Netfinity sled.  Those are a dime a dozen.  I've got tons
> of those with old 18's in them.  I don't think the B50 uses those,
> however.  I could check the B50 we have in the basement (retired gear
> room).  I would think that they look similar to the Netfinity fronts
> but are not the same interface.  The B80 looks completely different.
> Andrew

Well, I went ahead and ordered the ones that bear recommended.  The
ones that I need have card-edge connectors on the backs of them, much
like an old ISA card.  So, hopefully those are right.  I'll let
everyone know when I get them in.

Thanks for all the advice, everyone!

- Alex

More information about the rescue mailing list