On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 04:05:52PM -0400, john wrote: > what is a thumper? Codename for the Sun X4500. An x86 system with 48 SATA drive bays (top load). Along with its slightly newer brother, a Thor which is a Sun X4540. Basicly Sun's first ZFS storage platforms based on the reference design from them buying Kealia.