[CentOS] eSATA drive enclosure of a full PC?

Slack-Moehrle mailinglists at mailnewsrss.com
Sun Feb 21 07:33:00 UTC 2010


Hi John,

>> So you are saying a full fledged PC with an 8-port sata mobo is a better solution.>   

>a bunch of vendors sell 5-in-3 sata hotswap adapters that hold 5 SATA 
>drives in 3 HH external bays of a jumbo tower chassis.  they seem to run 
>about $100.  each drive bay has its own sata port on the back of these.

>example of one of these,
>http://www.amazon.com/SUPERMICRO-Hot-Swap-Mobile-System-Cabinet/dp/B00009ILU0

So I am confused, where does this go? It is external? Or does it fit inside a full tower case?

-Jason



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