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

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Sat Nov 14 08:19:22 CST 2009

Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: "Curtis H. Wilbar Jr." <rescue at hawkmountain.net>
> " 
> " []
> " 
> " Well, FC drives are similar to SCA SCSI Drives.... all functions on one 
> " connector, and the drive is intended to go into a backplane.  So, any
> " modification of the system would involve an alteration of the FC
> " backplane in my SunBlade 2000... which is not something I'd want to
> " do.... then there is the issue of is the 5V to be left unconnected, or
> " is 12V to be send on the pins where 5V normally would be ?
> i wonder if it's possible to pull the relevant emc docs up online...
> or perhaps seagate would respond to the p/n; they used to have config
> info for drives going back to the cdc days.

The only config information is what pins can be hooked to LEDs for
various status information....

No pins for drive config....

-- Curt

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