[svlug] colocation: advice needed

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue Mar 11 18:08:48 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 17:40:23 -0800
William R Ward <bill at wards.net> wrote:
> J C Lawrence writes:
>> On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 16:10:16 -0800 William R Ward <bill at wards.net>
>> wrote:

>>> 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...

Given that racks are made at different depths this can be important.
Quite a few racks won't physically hold the longer cases.

> ... anyway since they're attached only at the face.

Almost all sliding case rails require mounting at both ends.

> (Which always struck me as a bad idea, but that's not relevant here.)

Yeah, the shear strength required of those few small welds is

J C Lawrence
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