Subject: Re: RZ57 question
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih@KPNQwest.NO>
From: Gyenes Istvan <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/16/2000 10:56:06
> I'm guessing that's also Istvan's problem.  These disks can be set up
> to spin up automatically at power-on.  On the RZ57, it's a jumper on
> the board, and if I remember correctly, it's all the way over in one
> corner of it, and not one of the regular configuration jumpers, but
> rather a pair of pins coming out of the circuit board and being bent
> 90 degrees to point "forward".  I can't picture it very clearly in my
> head, though -- it's been years since the last time I saw an RZ57.  I
> *do* know that I've had to enable automatic spin-up myself on these
> disks in order to get them to work with PCs.

My first tought was that the drive doesn't spin up correctly.
I found the jumper settings at:
and checked them. It spins up but the error messages are the same.
And as I was writing it works with VMS, so it looks like the drive is good.
It also works under linux with my PC.