[rescue] Sun Ultra 2 SCSI issues

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Mon May 26 02:23:19 CDT 2003

Al Potter wrote:

> Not positive, I just remember that suns were picky about blocksize, and that 
> not all CDs would boot a sparc.  I have fond memories of using an exacto 
> knife to set the blocksize on a brand new tosh 2401 CDROM....

> There's a Sun CDROM FAQ out there somewhere....

To keep it short, ANY toshiba CD-ROM will boot any SUN that has the 
"boot cdrom" command in rom. You do not need to change any jumpers.
NO NEC's will ever work, and the Apple CD-300 (Sony drive) will work
too, but not the CD-300+ (Matsushita drive).


Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com 972-54-608-069
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