Close DVD drive without OS installed

Nick Lunt nick.lunt at patech-solutions.com
Fri Sep 17 09:05:21 CDT 2010



> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
> bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of John Hodrien
> Sent: 17 September 2010 14:57
> Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: Re: Close DVD drive without OS installed
> 
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Nick Lunt wrote:
> 
> > Folks
> >
> > on 2950/710/R900 does anyone know if it's possible to remotely close
> the DVD
> > tray without an OS installed on the server please ?
> 
> Do they not come with laptop style slim drives that don't have a
> hardware
> closing mechanism?
> 
> My vote would be pushing it with my finger, but I'm assuming you
wanted
> a
> remote method.  It'll have to be a long stick.
> 
> jh

Yep It's remote, and whilst I don't have a massive stick lying around I
could always use my willy, but I think the rest of the office might get
a bit upset ;)

Nick .

 
 

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