[olug] C6100 3.5in HDD cage question

Aric Aasgaard aric at omahax.com
Thu Mar 5 17:04:58 CST 2015

Have any of you tried connecting an additional SFF 8087 breakout cable into
the open port on the midplane board (1) and connecting them to ports on the
backplane (2) and connecting additional SATA cables from the interposer
board (3) to the motherboard of the node to allow for the use of 6 HDD bays
on one node?  ...I want a SAN node.


See image http://omahax.com/img/c6100hdd.jpg


I remember a while back Tom Fritz telling me that you can't do it but I
don't understand why.  It looks fairly straight forward and not too

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