The determination is more granular than that. On a model 170 you had to buy a certain level, and on a model 270 on the lower end boxes, you had to buy an optional feature. These are both 9406s. Al Al Barsa, Jr. Barsa Consulting Group, LLC 400>390 "i" comes before "p", "x" and "z" e gads Our system's had more names than Elizabeth Taylor! 914-251-1234 914-251-9406 fax http://www.barsaconsulting.com http://www.taatool.com http://www.as400connection.com Wayne McAlpine <wmcalpine@xxxxxx uisiana.gov> To Sent by: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx midrange-l-bounce cc s@xxxxxxxxxxxx Subject Re: Three drive raid set. 10/04/2004 02:25 PM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@midra nge.com> I believe only the 9406 boxes allow concurrent maintenance. You have to take down the 9402 to replace a drive, even a mirrored one. James H H Lampert wrote: > Physically hot-swapping the afunctional half of a mirrored pair isn't a > problem, at least as long as it's in the hat. Getting the replacement > recognized, and getting the system to reestablish mirroring may have > required an IPL, and/or may have required some futzing around in DST, but > if so, then a better geek than I might be able to do it without an IPL. > Dunno. Not something I do every day. And the only reason we stock spares > around here is that we've got a lobotomized junk 500 lying around that we > got as barter, that serves us as a "parts machine." Some months ago, I > stuck a drive (or was it two) out of it into our 40S, after we'd had a > drive failure. > > If it's not something we can pull out of the parts machine (like drives > for our 170), then we look on eBay, or go to one of the various parts > brokers we've dealt with in the past. > > -- > JHHL > > > -- > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > > -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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