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[Discuss] SAS drives

On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 10:05:55AM -0400, Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
> > From: at [mailto:discuss-
> > at] On Behalf Of Dan Ritter
> > 
> > This is bizarre. SATA and SAS use the same cabling, 
> Sometimes true, sometimes not.
> I have a Sun server X4275 which has a mixture of SATA and SAS drives in it.
> No problem.
> Later I bought an Oracle server X4270 (yes, the later model has a lower
> number, go figure.)  It has only SAS drives, and the connector is different.

Can you describe the connector? And is it on the drives, or on a


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