[SunRescue] SCSI in an ultra 5

Gregory Leblanc GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Tue May 2 13:03:42 CDT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Debow Southwick [mailto:southwick at gibralter.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2000 10:33 AM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: [SunRescue] SCSI in an ultra 5
> I noticed that bill got a SCSI card to work in his U10. This brings to
> mind an experiment I tried with my U5  **here's the specs** :
> Ultra 5 
> 270MHz Ultra IIi
> 256MB RAM
> 4.3GB Seagate & 2.5GB WD 
> 24X Goldstar CDROM
> running Solaris 8
> Anyway I slaped a Adaptec 2940u SCSI controler in there with 

This question gets asked a LOT on these lists, NO that card won't work.  The
only adaptec cards that do work are the /OF models, and those do not have
64-bit drivers.  Get that nice card that everbody else is using, and put the
adaptec back in a PeeCee.

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