[CentOS] OT - disk bays

Thu Feb 3 20:53:18 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 2/3/2011 1:52 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Trayless is nice. All the sleds mostly use *different* screws. The ones
>> that drive me crazy are the Penguin boxes we have, that use screws no
>> one else uses... *and* we have a good number that came with only one or
>> drives (for use in clusters)....
> It has been a while since I used Penguins, but as I recall they used to
> ship a bag of those screws with every unit, so if you don't have them it
> may be because you threw them out.   And they put working carriers in

Don't look at me, they've were here when I started. And the other admin I
work with claims they came without. I dunno, maybe the guy I replaced, or
the one he replaced....

> the bays. The ones that irritate me are the IBMs and Dells that ship
> dummy carriers that take just as much material in the empty bays and
> charge a bundle for working ones if you add drives later.

Oh, that silliness. What I dislike are the PERC 700s, that will *only*
accept Dell drives, not commodity ones.