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On 8/3/05, David Fitzhenry <dfitzhenry at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hack your tivo?? It's not a drive upgrade, but if you have DirectTV, it's 
> a system upgrade!
> 
> On 8/2/05, Calvin Harrigan < charriglists at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > 
> > Christopher Bergeron wrote:
> > 
> > >Hey guys - 
> > >
> > >I just took ownership of 25 (to 50) brand new 40 GB Hard Disk drives,
> > >and I have no clue what to do with them. I run an LTSP shop ( ltsp
> > >rocks! ), so my machines don't need HD's. I optimized the hell out of 
> > >them as much as I can (they're running dnetc/seti clients, etc). I just
> > >realized that I have dozens of 40GB drives that aren't even being
> > >powered up, and I'm trying to figure out how to put them to good use. 
> > >I'd like to create a fileserver array, but I'm not sure where to begin.
> > >I've looked at NFS, but the LTSP clients network boot over NFS, so I
> > >don't want to over complicate the network by having the clients act as 
> > >NFS servers too.
> > >
> > >Does anyone know of any hardware that I can plug 'lots' of IDE drives
> > >into? I've looked at SAN / Disk Array solutions but they all seem to
> > >ship WITH drives. I'd love to find a 12 or 15 disk case and backplane 
> > >that I can populate with my own IDE drives. Does such a beast exist?
> > >
> > >Also, before/if it's suggested, I've already designated several of 
> > these
> > >drives for charity.
> > >
> > >Your guys' thoughts? What would you do with 40 40GB IDE drives? 
> > >
> > >Thanks again,
> > >CB
> > >
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&gt; &gt; I'll trade you 3-40's for a single 120 still brand new in the box...
&gt; &gt; What brand are they anyway? The 120 is a seagate. Just bought it
&gt; &gt; today. Smallest drive I could find (imagine that). I was really 
&gt; &gt; looking for a 20,40 or at the most an 80 gig. It's for an older machine.
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