How do I find, read and understand Sun part numbers on hard drives? How can I identify if I have a Sun Original or a Third Party Hard drive?February 22nd, 2008
A: First and foremost, you should read this tutorial on understanding Sun part number nomenclature. Once you understand what Sun part#s generally look like, the following tutorial will be easier to understand.
1) Does it have a Sun part# on the bottom left hand corner of the label on top of the the drive? If so, it’s a Sun Original drive. If not, then it is a Third Party drive.