Subject: Re: SCSI drives and Sun 3/50's...
To: None <>
From: Ian Dall <dall@HFRD.DSTO.GOV.AU>
List: port-sun3
Date: 11/23/1995 17:19:56 (David Jones) writes:

  >> boot the sun from it.  Also the sun-3 won't talk just to any scsi hard drive.
  >> older Maxtors, and Quantum drives work with sun-3.

  > This might be true for SunOS, but it is not true for NetBSD.

  > The new ncr_si driver is 100% compliant with the SCSI-2 standard.
  > If a disk doesn't work, then it deviates significantly from the standard.

This won't help the bootstrap, which is where most of the problems
are. I know at least with the tape drive, that SunOs handles my tapes
with no problem, but booting from the Cipher tape drive I have is
dodgy (I have to have serveral trys typically).