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Re: 2U chassis (was Linux Router Kit)
On Sat, 31 Oct 1998, Adam Rothschild wrote: > On Sat, 31 Oct 1998, Geoff White wrote: > > > We are trying to roll our own server/router/accounting box and > > have everything speced out but the chassis, we need to find a PC rack > > mount chassis that is no higher than 2U ( 3.5"). The co-los we use charge > > us not only by bandwidth but by real estate, we need to cram as many boxes > > as we can in the space. In fact if you know of a 1U (like the cobalt > > boxes) that would be even better. Any clues would be greatly appreciated. > > Whoa, that would be awfully tight. If I were you, I would > simply pay for extra rack space, and get an Appro (www.appro.com) NITEO or > 42xx... If I use a mother board that has Ultra2 scsi and 10/100 all on board I don't need anything else, theese are servers, I don't need sound cards, framebuffers, or anything else, just space for two 4 Gig disks The units that mention 5 slot passive backplanes... can I still put an ATX formfactor motherboard in the bottom?