Looking for DSSI ISE disk
vax9000 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 21:14:32 CST 2006
On 1/14/06, Dennis Boone <drb at msu.edu> wrote:
> This mass storage bay of this cabinet has a backplane full of somewhat
> centronics-like connectors. The carriers can hold one 5.25" full
> height drive, or a pair of 3.5" drives, and have extrusions to hold
> them into the card slots in the bay. They also have the ID plug
> sockets in the front of them, as you describe.
I heard from somebody (might be Ethan Dicks) that you if you had SCSI
controllers, you could make some small changes to the wiring and then
install SCSI disks in those bays. The connectors have 50 pins -- same
as those used with SCSI disks.
> If I can find the carriers, it'd be nice: lots neater, less tracking
> down of cables and reengineering the inside of the cabinet.
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