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Re: Hardware upgrades for the Indy?

Davyd wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 10:35, Camm Maguire wrote:
> > Greetings!  What are the best upgrades for these machines?  Where can
> > one get 50pin SCSI2 disks anymore?
> Ebay perhaps? I have a pile lying around at work that I used.
> I think you'll also find that an adapter exists that will convert
> ultrawide SCSI to 50 pin SCSI.
> The inverse of one of these:
> http://www.adaptec.com/worldwide/product/cableprodindex.html?sess=no&language=English+US&parentcat=%2fCables%2fTerminators+%26+Converters%2fInternal+SCSI+Converters
> Remember, when installing new disks. You're going to have to get an SGI
> disklabel onto the disk partition. This will either require a version of
> IRIX or a recent version of fdisk.

Use an fdisk as "recent" as woody. :-)

> I am led the believe that recent
> versions of GNUParted can also do this.

AFAIK not in a straightforward way, because there is no special
handling for the volume header partition.


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