[SunHELP] need help with scsi in a blade 100

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Mon Jul 24 03:54:39 CDT 2006

Hi Arthur

You need a standard internal 68 pin cable with terminator and a 68 -> 80 
pin adapter card. These are available on Ebay at around #10 - #15 in the 
UK. It would be simpler to buy a 68 pin drive however.


Arthur Wouk wrote:
> i have a blade 100 which i am bringing into operation. i want to place a
> fast scsi drive in the second drive slot, to improve performance. 
> i have place a sunpci scsi card (SYM22801) into a pci slot,  it is
> recognized, and using a wierd cable i have (probably from a RAID or some
> such multiple drive device), i connected an internal  68pin output from the
> card to the 68pin input to a 611 box's 68pin input, and the drive in it (a
> sca drive) was recognized and mountable.
> i wouuld like to put a drive inside the blade 100. i have figured out the
> path for the cable, but i can't find a cable which will work. sun doesn't
> list it as a product - when i check, i find only the external 68pin vhdci
> to H68pin connector.
> anyone have a cable suitable for this purpose, or able to describe what i
> have to get to make an internal connection?
> what about scsi termination? this is handled automatically by the external
> connection.
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