[Beowulf] 2u case for mounting existing external SDLT320 drives?
jim at ks.uiuc.edu
Thu Aug 3 10:54:19 PDT 2006
Low-tech suggestion, but why not just set the shoeboxes on top of whatever
rackmounted server they'll be connected to? Does it need to be 2U?
On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, David Mathog wrote:
> We currently have two SDLT320 external "shoebox" type SDLT320
> drives. It would be nice to move these into a rack, but so far
> I've not been able to locate a 2U case that will hold them - that
> doesn't already have a drive in it. We only want to buy the case,
> not more drives. Somebody sells these cases to Dell for its
> PowerVaults and Quantum for its racked tape drives. Google
> has not been my friend and none of the usual suspects I've checked
> (Antec, Chenbro, Enlight, Rosewill,Supermicro) seem to sell this
> type of case - just 2U for computers, not for tape drives.
> So who makes and/or sells these cases _without_ the drives in them?
> David Mathog
> mathog at caltech.edu
> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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