[Scottish] Hardware question - slightly linux related :)

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Sat Jun 16 09:19:53 BST 2007

Russell Cassidy wrote:
> On 13/06/2007 22:32, Colin McKinnon wrote:
>> I've just had a Google - the 2950 is kind of small (2U) - and you want all the 
>> disks internal???? Putting the disks internally is the only design constraint 
>> you've given - but it is a big problem! Try to rethink this if you can.
> Dell PE2950 can take 6 hotswap drives.

8 if you go 2.5" SAS.  If you stick with 3.5" SATA, you can pack 3TiB in 
the chassis (6 x 500MiB SATA) for about £1500 ex vat.  It's really not 
the constraint you'd think it is.

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