Subject: Re: [OT]-Need ID config. of Conner drive
To: T. D. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Hechinger <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2001 02:58:27
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 08:53:00AM +0200, T. D. wrote:
> The scsi connector used in such computers is called "SCA"
> You won't use any jumpers to configure a SCA harddrive since his position on
> the scsi bus set his ID
> ie: if you put your drive on the first (lower) connector, it will be set has
unless you have some sort of whacky setup, the lower drive should be id3 and
the upper drive should be id1
> > I'd like to use it as external drive.
yes he does need jumpers. SCA only works if you plug it into an SCA backplane,
he want to use his drive externally, he won't have a backplane, so he will
need to set everything with jumpers.