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Re: Sun Blade 100 vs Ultra 60
On Feb 11, 2008, at 5:09 AM, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
The Ultra 60 looks like a better system and should easily be able
4 drives, although it would be more exspensive to colo.
Neither are suitable for colo, you should look at either Netra X1
T1 (SCSI) for bog-standard 1u servers. These are dirt-cheap on ebay
nowadays, and include LOM whereas the Blade 100/U60 don't (somewhat
for colo :-)
FYI, I ran technical operations for a large colo facility in the
Washington DC area for several years, up until a year ago. There
were quite a few Ultra60s in there.
Possibly, I _think_ the X1 (and therefore the Blade 100, they use
IDE chipset) has a 48bit LBA limit, so I opted to put 120G drives
in my X1
which work fine.
This is correct, 120GB is the maximum for those machines. Same
for the V100...very frustrating.
Port Charlotte, FL
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