[SunRescue] SCSI ID, SS1+
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Mon Jan 8 18:16:30 CST 2001
On 8 Jan 2001, Michael Hansen wrote:
> -When I tried to find out where to put my ram,
> I assumed that the SS2 was just a faster SS1+,
> and that the ram banks would be wired up the same way.
> This turned out not to be the case. Is the SS2 scsi
> hardware different than the SS1+ in any way that
> will cause problems for me trying to put in a hard disk?
> -is there some compelling reason not to leave my drive
> on scsi id 0 instead of setting it for id 3?
Tradition. That and the boot PROM and SunOS 4 expect to find it there.
Both can be convinced otherwise with a little bit of work.
> -what about termination? (on or off?) For the moment, I just
> have one hard disk, and I might connect a Plextor 4X cd in an external
> box. I'm pretty sure I should terminate the Plextor, but what about
> the internal drive?
Terminate the external bus. Do not terminate the internal drives as they
are only on short "stubs" in the SCSI spec.
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