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. 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.
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 05:56:44PM -0500, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> I am specing out a 5-drive RAID system for a large XFS filesystem.
> I need all the drives to be hotswap.
> I found what looks like a nice 5-drive chassis that will fit in the
> space of 3 half-height drives:
> But it looks like it requires the power and ATA connector to be at
> specific physical locations on the drive. I know that older IDE drives
> did not have a consistent location for these connectors, so I'm nervous
> about buying it.
> Does anyone know if the ATA 133 spec. requires the connectors be in a
> specific location, and if so are any of the older drives likely to also
> use the same physical layout?
> Greg Freemyer
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