[rescue] Can a drive from an EMC be used an a SunBlade

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Fri Nov 13 08:48:36 CST 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 11:52:49PM -0500, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> As a word of warning.... beware FC drives that say '12V only' (as does the
> one I have).  Not sure if the V at the end of the Seagate # indicates 
> the 12V
> only, or not... so I can't say all ST3146807FCV will not work in Sun... but
> the story on these is that EMC had the drive 'reworked' to run 12V only
> instead of the usual 5/12V.  It has a big '12V Only' on it.
> From my internet searches... (number one search response is sites selling
> these), they would appear to work in nothing other than the system they
> were intended to go in.

Is there any reason you couldn't simply sever the 5v line? does it require a proprietary power connector?

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