[svlug] colocation: advice needed

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Tue Mar 11 17:40:23 PST 2003

J C Lawrence writes:
>On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 16:10:16 -0800 
>William R Ward <bill at wards.net> wrote:
>> It refers to size.  1U is about 1" tall.  

That big?  I always thought they were littler than that.  But I'm not
an expert on that so I'll defer to you on that point.

>> Modern rack mount PC's are usually 1U.  (About 1" tall, 19" wide, and
>> about 24" deep.)
>Anywhere from 24" to 29" deep is standard.

Depth is not so important anyway since they're attached only at the
face.  (Which always struck me as a bad idea, but that's not relevant


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