I wrote -
> We have some 4/300's in the field which have one internal 669 SCSI
> disk each. Because of a change in our package we need to augment
> this disk space by 1 Gbyte on each machine.
> Sun tell us that the newer/only (1.05 Gb and 1.3 Gb) SCSI disks are not
> supported on the 4/330 since they are fast-SCSI.
> Can anyone suggest other vendors for this requirement ?
> The disk does not have to be mounted in the 4/330 pedestal.
> It does have to be SCSI, as thats the only interface we've got.
> All the disk space must be available on one partition, so, for example,
> a pair of 669's in a long box is not an option.
Almost universally the replies indicated that "not supported" means
"we haven't validated it", and not "it won't work".
Fast-SCSI is a red herring, the disk will work to the speed of the
A couple of people suggested OnLine Disk Suite as a way of turning
the hypothetical pair of 669's into an apparently contiguous single partition
of the required size.
Many thanks to -
Peter.Samuel@nms.otc.com.au (Peter Samuel)
email@example.com (Lance Jones)
Hans van Staveren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
email@example.com (Syed Zaeem Hosain)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Ian Camm - Systems Administrator)
email@example.com (Catherine Fulmer)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Joel Shandelman FIMS Information Systems - 212-648-4480)
Mike Raffety <email@example.com>
Martin Achilli <ACHILLM@IMIHSRA.BITNET>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel Strick)
The Super User <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Dances on keyboards)
Mark.Davis@Eng.Sun.COM (Mark Davis)
David Warren <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Sullivan)
pln@egret1.Stanford.EDU (Patrick L. Nolan)
Mark Epstein <email@example.com>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Mark S. Anderson)
email@example.com (Glenn Satchell - Uniq Professional Services)
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