How to link two cases so that you need only one power button

Discussion in 'DIY Server and Workstation Builds' started by fnc1, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. fnc1

    fnc1 Member

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    So I'm sure someone has done this and there has to be a few ways to do it...

    But my raid is near capacity
    I want to add a second case with a lot of drives
    in the second case I only want the following:
    -sas expander (chenbro)
    -pe-2sd1??
    -power supply

    I want to run a SFF-8088 from case 1 (with the mb) to case 2
    and would like to power both the cases up by pressing just the power on case 1
    likewise I would like be able to run shutdown from the OS and have it poweroff both cases.

    Does anyone have some suggestions on how to do this?
     
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  2. g33k

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    You can use an add2psu and a long molex cable.
     
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  3. Chuntzu

    Chuntzu Active Member

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    New jbod 3 controller from supermicro has ipmi built in so you can script a shutoff command to apply to both server and jbod
     
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