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Re: [LNX-XFS] Re: [OT] Does the ATA 133 spec. include mechanical detail

To: Greg Freemyer <freemyer-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [LNX-XFS] Re: [OT] Does the ATA 133 spec. include mechanical details?
From: Kelsey Cummings <kgc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 16:13:23 -0800
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On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 06:57:59PM -0500, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 18:41, Kelsey Cummings wrote:
> > Greg, I've used some of this vendor's cases elsewhere and I recal
> > having
> > some drives that wouldn't fit it correctly.  I'd call them, we've been
> > buying 1U servers from them and they're quite helpful. 
> 
> I'll do that, but I called before I posted, and their seemed to be a
> language barrier.  (Korean?)
> 
> >  Otherwise I'd check
> > out cremax's MB810 AKF, which uses short ribon cable stubs off of the
> > carrier.  http://www.cremax.com  I think supermicro and 3ware also make
> > some nice carrirers, although, I bet they are more expensive.
> > 
> 
> I had seen the cremax MB810 AKF before, but it does not look near as
> professional as the other.

I've got lots of the cramax (3 bay units in service) maybe like 15 or 20.
I had one go bad and got an advanve replacement out of them.  YMMV.

> I have a 3ware 3-drive chassis on the shelf, but I really need a 5-drive
> for this, and I don't think 3ware makes them.

The 3ware bayes are very solid, the RDC-400 is a 4 bay in 3U hot swap
chasis.

You might see what http://www.scsi4me.com has, despite the cheasy name
the've been a good vendor for disks, controllers and tidbits and rock
bottom prices.


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