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Re: How to configure 36 disks ?

To: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: How to configure 36 disks ?
From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 19:32:28 +0100 (CET)
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On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, Greg Freemyer wrote:

http://www.pc-pitstop.com/sata_enclosures/sat122urd.asp
http://www.pc-pitstop.com/sata_enclosures/scsas16rm.asp

I would like to add this if you're on a budget:

<http://cgi.ebay.com/NORCO-RPC-4020-4u-rack-mountable-case-no-power-supply_W0QQitemZ380111981091QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCOMP_EN_Servers?hash=item380111981091&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A4|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A1|293%3A1|294%3A200>

sata ports in the PC to control the 36 drives. Not sure what the limits of PMP is, but 4x seems reasonable to me.

The PMPs I've seen take 5 drives each:

<http://www.addonics.com/products/host_controller/ad5sapm.asp>

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