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

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 02:22:16 CST 2008

David Muran-de Assereto wrote:
> On Dec 23, 2007, at 11:56 , Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> From: David Muran-de Assereto <dmuran at tuad.org>
>>> Date: 2007/12/23 Sun AM 12:14:13 CST
>>> To: Rescue <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>>> Subject: [rescue] FC-AL drives on sale at geeks.com
>>> Just a heads up, no association with seller except past satisfaction.
>>> geeks.com is selling 36.4GB 15K FCALs for $4.99 each.
>> 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]...
> I agree in general, but that SATA drive doesn't work so well in my  
> Blade 1000.

The SATA drive won't be anywhere near as fast, though, no?

Peace...  Sridhar

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