Subject: Re: RZ57 question
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih@KPNQwest.NO>
From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?=DE=F3r=F0ur=20=CDvarsson?= <toti@est.is>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/16/2000 18:45:21
If those disks are Micropolis disks with DEC firmware the disks does not
obey auto spin up jumper!
Mine does not.

١r­ur ═varsson

Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> 
> ١r­ur ═varsson <totii@est.is> writes:
> 
> > This is happening here too, I have RZ56 disks and they report the same.
> >
> > The disks does not spin up when kernel scans the disks, [...]
> 
> 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.
> 
> -tih
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