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

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Wed Aug 24 12:45:56 CDT 2005

On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 17:34:17 +0000
jjhartley at att.net wrote:

> 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?
You will need an Adaptec with OFW Forth code in its ROM...

Just get a NCR / Symbios 53C875 based card. The OFW of the U5/10
supports this chip, so no special firmware is required. Also: The
Symbios adapters are cheaper then Adaptec and they run _very_ well.


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