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IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation by Bertrand Dufrasne, Artur Borowicz, Sherri Brunson, Stephen Manthorpe, Don Skilton, Warren Stanley

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DS8800 to DS8870 model conversion
This chapter describes model conversion from DS8800 to DS8870.
This chapter covers the following topics:
 
17.1 Introducing DS8870 model conversion
A DS8800 system (Model 951 and attached 95Es), can be converted to a DS8870. The conversion uses existing drive enclosures, drives, host adapters (HAs), and device adapters (DAs). All other hardware is physically replaced. This conversion process can only be performed by an IBM ...

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