[rescue] booting Ultra 5/10 from drive connected to Promise IDE card?

jjhartley at att.net jjhartley at att.net
Wed Aug 24 12:34:17 CDT 2005

Thanks for your speedy response.  Perhaps this answers my next question: can a stock off-the-shelf Adaptec SCSI controller be used for a drive desired to be the boot drive?

Thanks again.


 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: Phil Brutsche <phil at tux.obix.com>
> James Hartley wrote:
> > .however, in the configuration cited above, the guy is still booting 
> > from a SCSI drive which can be seen in the dmesg output. Is it
> > possible to boot from the larger drive connected to the IDE card?
> Nope.  The Promise card would need to have forth code in the firmware
> for OpenBoot to be able to talk to it.
> -- 
> Phil Brutsche
> phil at tux.obix.com
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