[rescue] bootable cd drive on HP 712 wkstn
larrys at lexis-nexis.com
Sun Apr 28 21:23:31 CDT 2002
Cool. I just snagged a 4plex-plus in an external housing for $CHEAP.
The housing is worth the price of admission. Question: The picture
showed two LED's. Is this a writer, or does the 2nd LED indicate
Mike Nicewonger <twmaster at twmaster.com> wrote:
> on 4/28/02 1:07 PM, Todd C. Miller at Todd.Miller at courtesan.com wrote:
> > In message <200204272254.g3RMsM309827 at ra.lexis-nexis.com>
> > so spake Larry Snyder (larrys):
> >> I just snagged a real cheap 712. I have HockeyPUX 11.0 (it's supported,
> >> 11i isn't) installation media. It doesn't seem to want to boot using
> >> a Sun drive. Anyone know what the peculiarities are with this critter?
> >> 512B blocks or whatever?
> > Your best bet is A toshiba 512-byte block drive. That's what HP
> > ships. A Plextor may also work but I've never tried one to boot
> > an HP.
> Plextor drives do indeed work. I have loaded both HP-UX and NeXT Step on a
> 712 viz a 12 plex drive.
> I use a plextor 40x as my bench drive and it JustWorks[tm]
> Mike N
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