[rescue] SCA / SCA-2 interchangeable?
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Jul 4 14:09:03 CDT 2008
On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 03:00:04PM -0400, Eric Webb wrote:
> Hi gang,
> I've done two hours of googling and haven't found concrete proof for
> myself. Can I plug SCA-2 drives into an SCA (orig) bus/connector
> without worry? The host in question is an E250.
> I think all they did in SCA-2 is lengthen power/ground pins to provide
> power sequencing before data pin connection to reduce SCSI bus noise.
> Can anyone factually confirm?
It may help if you gave some example hard drive model #s.
Personally, I'm fairly sure it will just work. I've used some fairly
new HDs (new meaning under 5 years old) in my E250 and U80. Also,
Fujitsu says that it is backwards compatible.
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