8GB drives, concurrently, in 20 minutes. That's 2.5minutes/GB.

That's a lot better than the IBM estimate of 7 to 15 minutes/GB.

That would change our lowball estimate from 112 minutes, or 1.9 hours, to
40 minutes.

Rob Berendt

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Rob, I just upgraded from a 720 to an 820 and added 4 6717. it took 20
minutes.

Hoss

-----Original Message-----
From: rob@dekko.com [mailto:rob@dekko.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 10:39 AM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: How long to initialize disk?



We are moving several drives from one iSeries to our new 840-2418-1542
(geepers is that sob huge!).  Any estimates on how long it will take to
initialize the following:

qty  model
30   6717
45   6718


Rob Berendt

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