HP 715, Nextstep, & CD-ROM drives.(Was [rescue] HP 715 ROMS?)

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Thu Mar 18 16:00:27 CST 2004

On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 03:31:51PM -0600, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> Thank you for the additional information. Unfortunately, it appears that 
> I am still stuck.
> I can boot the HPPA CD-ROM and it runs through to probing the SCSI bus 
> while loading the kernel. It sees my Seagate st32550n 2.1g (id 2) and 
> then it sees the Sony CDU-8003A (id0) (and lists out the disk label and 
> info about the cd - interestingly the device block is 2k...) and then 
> seems to hang for awhile. Eventually I get a "SCSI: request timeout - 
> bus = 0x1, tgt=0x0" which would indicate something is still flakey on 
> the CD-ROM side of things. I'm leaving it running but nothing in about a 
> half hour since that error message, so I'm not too hopeful.

I hate to suggest the obvious, but I seem to remember that you pulled
the CD out of an external case and connected it internally, is the SCSI
bus properly terminated?

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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