Subject: Re: Any way to EASILY remove a disk from a StorageWorks shelf?
To: Thomas Dzubin <email@example.com>
From: Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/18/2004 17:18:57
Ah, this is a very obscure failure that means your 4000-105 is toast and
you should ship it to me for, er, evaluation.. ;)
ok, seriously, as you suspect, the front plate comes off of the canister
first, and then the top and bottom can separate easily. be careful not
to break the tabs, theyre easy to snap.
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004, Thomas Dzubin wrote:
> Sorry, not really a NetBSD question, but more a DEC/VAX question...
> I'm wanting to move a couple of disks from my Storageworks BA35x shelves
> to the internal shelves of my 4000-105, and I'm having a mess of a time
> figuring out how to disassemble one of these green self-contained little
> boxes without completely destroying them.
> (note, I *DON'T* mean how to remove the shelf from the 8-slot BA35x box,
> that's pretty simple...what I want to do is get at the actual physical
> RZxx disk inside the nice pretty plastic green shelf)
> There are two tabs on each side and I can seem to wedge them all in,
> but the top&bottom of the shelf don't want to separate...do I need
> to somehow take off the front (grey) panel first?
> Obviously I can remove the drive by completely destroying the shelf and
> forcing the two halves apart and breaking all the tabs, but I'd rather
> not do that.
> Does anyone know if there is an easy way "into" these shelves? Or
> were they just assembled in a way that they were never meant to be
> disassembled and I just need to wedge a crowbar in there and let the
> plastic pieces fly? :-)
> Thomas Dzubin
> VAX & PDP guy
> Calgary, Vancouver, or Saskatoon. CANADA