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Sun Feb 4 22:56:36 CST 2018
The Storageworks cabinets I worked with were all either LVD or SE
SCSI, no HVD. All of the RZ26 and some of RZ28 and RZ29 disks that I've
seen were 50-pin, the rest 80-pin. I don't recall any 68-pin
Then again, my knowledge of that whole ecosystem is VERY anectdotal
I think the answer you need is "Pop the cans open and look first."
On 2/4/18 10:17 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctech wrote:
> Jbod. Didn't know what it meant until today. The computer has 4 SCSI
> controllers, the Storageworks is operated in a split configuration. 4
> drives are on a RAID controller, the other 3 are on a normal SCSI
> What I was getting at with replacing the disks in the carrier was
> exactly what you mentioned; LVD or HVD SCSI. I don't know what is in
> there. Is it 50 pin or 68 or 80 pin.
> On 2/4/2018 9:53 PM, Benjamin Huntsman wrote:
>> I want to say the difference is in HVD vs LVD SCSI ... unless you’ve
>> swapped out the guts yourself, I’d not mix and match...
>> Then again it’s been forever since I monkeyed with those things and I
>> could be mistaken...
>> As for opening them, I’ve cracked them open before. It’s possible, but
>> they were not manufactured to have their drives replaced easily... I
>> damaged one last time I tried... be careful.
>> Do you have the controller too, or just the jbod?
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Feb 4, 2018, at 1:42 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctech
>>> <cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>> The alphaserver 1000a I have has a storageworks array.
>>> The disk carriers are green in color, I see storageworks disks for
>>> sale on ebay that are blue. What is the difference? Are they
>>> Is it possible (or even wise) to open one of the green carriers and
>>> change the disk out?
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