1U VAX, was: Re: Computer stores

emanuel stiebler emu at e-bbes.com
Tue Aug 25 00:01:38 CDT 2020

On 2020-08-24 23:21, Antonio Carlini via cctalk wrote:
> On 24/08/2020 21:34, Zane Healy via cctalk wrote:
>> On Aug 24, 2020, at 7:06 AM, John Klos via cctalk
>> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>>> OK, I'll bite ;-)
>>>> What is it exactly?
>>>> There was a rtVAX on VME, which could be easily configured as 1U, but
>>>> what do you have?
>>> https://twitter.com/AnachronistJohn/status/1291815674570891264
>>> It's a VAXstation 4000/30 (also known as VLC) with a 500 gig SATA
>>> drive in a 1U case. It's colocated in a proper datacenter right now :D
>>> John
>> I was going to comment that the only way I could see a 1U VAX was if
>> someone rack mounted a 4000/VLC.  Is that the stock VLC power supply? 
>> My cluster doesn’t even have that much space.
>> Zane
> What do you use to go from SATA to SCSI (SCSI-1 even)?

I (not John ;-) ) switched on my 4000s to the SCSI2SD, and I'm pretty
happy with them. 6 partitions on one SD, and works nicely ...

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