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Re: Sun Fire V240 ALOM password

Erik Fair wrote:

> On Sep 30, 2013, at 10:12, Eric Schnoebelen <eric%cirr.com@localhost> wrote:
>> The DVD slot in the V210 and V240 is an ATAPI device.  It uses
>> the same connectors as the slide in slots for many laptops and
>> the like.  As I recall, it doesn't even require any special
>> rails.
> The CD or DVD drives in older rack-able Suns (e.g. Netra T1 model 200,
> Sun Fire V120, Sun Fire V100) can be used in the V240; all of those are
> IDE/ATAPI. I think Sun "saw the writing on the wall" w.r.t. SCSI
> optical drives before then.

Yes, that simplifies things. Although I still need to acquire one of those
slimline ATAPI DVDs. My PowerBook slimline doesn't fit.

> The relevant section of dmesg.boot from my V240 running NetBSD 6:
> aceride0 at pci1 dev 13 function 0: Acer Labs M5229 UDMA IDE Controller
> (rev. 0xc4) aceride0: bus-master DMA support present

I already wondered where the connector for this device might be... :)


Frank Wille

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