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 <p>All models have 64 MB RAM and a PATA disk interface. Note that newer StorCenter models use an ARM CPU and are not supported.</p>  <p>All models have 64 MB RAM and a PATA disk interface. Note that newer StorCenter models use an ARM CPU and are not supported.</p>
 <p>To install NetBSD/sandpoint you will have to open the case for getting access to the serial console. This is shown here for the Single Drive model.</p></td>  <p>To install NetBSD/sandpoint you will have to open the case for getting access to the serial console. This is shown here for the Single Drive model.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_portrait.jpg" alt="StorCenter Single Drive" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_portrait.jpg" alt="StorCenter Single Drive" /></td>
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Line 30  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 30  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open1.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 1" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open1.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 1" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>The Single Drive model is somewhat tricky to open. Move the cover by applying some force into the direction away from the interface bezel. It will eventually snap open. Then remove the metal shielding. Again, there are no screws. It is held in place by some brackets. Just pull it upwards and you will see the hard disk.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>The Single Drive model is somewhat tricky to open. Move the cover by applying some force into the direction away from the interface bezel. It will eventually snap open. Then remove the metal shielding. Again, there are no screws. It is held in place by some brackets. Just pull it upwards and you will see the hard disk.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open2.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 2" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open2.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 2" /></td>
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Line 40  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 40  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open3.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 3" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open3.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 3" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Do not try to access the screws, which are securing the disk drive, through the plastic vents. To be able to pull the metal case up we have to remove four screws at the bottom first, which are hidden behind a plastic plate. Pry open the plastic plate using a levering tool, like a screw driver. You will need some force to do that.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Do not try to access the screws, which are securing the disk drive, through the plastic vents. To be able to pull the metal case up we have to remove four screws at the bottom first, which are hidden behind a plastic plate. Pry open the plastic plate using a levering tool, like a screw driver. You will need some force to do that.</p></td>
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Line 49  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 49  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open4.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 4" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open4.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 4" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws at the bottom. Now you can easily pull the metal case out.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws at the bottom. Now you can easily pull the metal case out.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open5.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 5" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open5.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 5" /></td>
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Line 59  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 59  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open6.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 6" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open6.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 6" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws which are securing the hard disk and unplug its connectors. Also remove the fan and the LED from the metal case. Now you can pull the mainboard out of the metal case, by moving it into the direction of the rear bezel.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws which are securing the hard disk and unplug its connectors. Also remove the fan and the LED from the metal case. Now you can pull the mainboard out of the metal case, by moving it into the direction of the rear bezel.</p></td>
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Line 75  serial interface. The pin assignments ar Line 75  serial interface. The pin assignments ar
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_board.jpg" alt="StorCenter mainboard" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_board.jpg" alt="StorCenter mainboard" /></td>
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Line 100  serial interface. The pin assignments ar Line 100  serial interface. The pin assignments ar
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 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_header.jpg" alt="Header pin assignments" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_header.jpg" alt="Header pin assignments" /></td>
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Line 112  Attaching a serial cable Line 112  Attaching a serial cable
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 <td align="left"><p>It is not recommended to solder a header onto <code>J11</code>, because then you would no longer be able to close the case. Instead you should just solder a 4-wire ribbon cable, which is flat enough to hide under the disk drive. Also make sure to choose a small 4-pin plug, which you can connect to your external cable with the actual D-SUB 9 connector. Alternatively you can cut a hole into the case.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>It is not recommended to solder a header onto <code>J11</code>, because then you would no longer be able to close the case. Instead you should just solder a 4-wire ribbon cable, which is flat enough to hide under the disk drive. Also make sure to choose a small 4-pin plug, which you can connect to your external cable with the actual D-SUB 9 connector. Alternatively you can cut a hole into the case.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="../../images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_cable.jpg" alt="StorCenter serial cable attached" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_cable.jpg" alt="StorCenter serial cable attached" /></td>
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