Subject: Re: SCSI drives and Sun 3/50's...
To: None <>
From: Julian Bean <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 11/23/1995 09:00:20
>  > 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).

Sounds like the parity problem - the bootstrap can't cope with parity
enabled, so make sure the SCSI device with the kernel on has parity

Any devices mounted later can be any SCSI-2 compatible devices, of course.


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