• Subject: Re: Tape backup solutions
  • From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhui@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 22:02:01 -0400
  • Organization: Arbor Solutions, Inc


> GREAT ! They are about 15 feet apart BUT basically opposite each other and 
>NO, no false floor, so cable would have to be run around the bacl of the 530, 
>behind the mux, the ups and the battery rack that are at the end of the room 
>and then to the 500 (isn't that nice of me to give everyone a "brief" layout 
>of our computer room <BG> ?) for a total of around 50' so that would work !!

  Be sure to go around the UPS a few times, that way if the power fails
you can just tap juice off the data cable!!!!

  One other note, be SURE to have interposers for EACH system (they go
between the 650x SCSI card and the cable) and Terminators on EACH cable
at the drive. Failure to use these will result it either or both of a)
The AS/400 not seeing the drive, or b) drive failure during data

> I WISH I had that problem (that would mean a BIG computer room <BG>)...

  Sounds like you could use it!!
  Larry Bolhuis
  Arbor Solutions, Inc
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