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Re: WD 93c33 trouble

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 09:36:51PM -0500, J. Scott Kasten wrote:

> I once bought an HP Netserver drive for use in a Sun workstation.  This 
> crazy drive worked fine by itself, but refused to play well with anything 
> else.  Addition of anything caused everything on the chain to fail device 
> probes.  After an agonizing process of elimination, I discovered that this 
> crazy drive actually responded to EVERY SCSI ID, regardless of jumper 
> setting, cabling, etc.  I finally pulled out the docs that came with the 
> drive and apparently, it was made to do this, and was intended for some 
> sort of single ended arrangement.

I was more thinking about a external ID switch box - like the ones
on the back of drive cases connected upside-down. Creates interesting
combinations.  But Michael explicitely said "Nay".


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