[rescue] Sun Fire V210 drive bracket
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Wed Jun 30 13:30:42 CDT 2010
Yep, I searched a little more thoroughly and came up with one for $11
shipped (from Ohio, which is pretty close to me), which should be in
the mail today or tomorrow. Knowing that it's such a common piece of
kit made me widen my search parameters a bit.
Thanks for the info!
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Barry Callahan <barryc at rjlsystems.com>
> As Joshua mentions below, that's a Sun standard B "spud bracket" which has
> been used on pretty much every system and storage enclosure made by Sun
> since the Ultra 1. Basically, if it's genuine Sun kit, manufactured since
> 1995, it's a damn good bet that any 3.5" wide hard drive is going to be
> mounted in a spud.
> Searching ebay for "spud bracket" yields a number of listings that are a
> better deal than $20/ea, shipped.
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> On 06/29/2010 04:42 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
>> On 06/29/2010 04:06 PM, John Floren wrote:
>>> The system I bought does not have drive brackets/sleds/trays whatever
>>> you want to call them. I'm hoping a Sun-master could tell me: are all
>>> Sun trays created equal? Will I be able to make do with any given Sun
>>> tray, or just with a Sun Fire tray, or are there some compatible trays
>>> from other manufacturers? I found one V210 bracket on ebay
>>> but I'm loath to pay $20 for a bracket when I've only spent $50 on the
>>> machine... I'm hoping to find out what my options are, then try to
>>> locate something suitable, hopefully for cheaper/free.
>> You got a killer deal on that V210, and I wouldn't complain about paying
>> $20 more.
>> The linked to bracket is what you need. B Those brackets have been used on
>> a lot of machines from Ultra 1 through Ultra 80, as well as Sun 711
>> and various enterprise machines like E250/E220r/E420r, and of course the
>> V210 and V240s.
>> One thing to watch for is the screws. B A lot of screws that fit in the
>> screw hole have a head thick enough to impede inserting a disk into the
>> machine. B I was just banging my head on finding screws with thin enough
>> heads to fit Sunday night.
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