[rescue] replacing Ultra 5/10 IDE drives?

Meelis Roos mroos at linux.ee
Thu Aug 25 13:08:36 CDT 2005

>> If you use an additional IDE controller (*) with no such limit, there's
>> nothing wrong with using larger IDE drives.
> Yeah, but other than the CMD, what chipsets are bootable or supported by
> Solaris?

Don't know about Solaris support, I'm running Linux. But it seems very 
hard to find a one with Fcode ROM so I'd just keep the internal IDE or 
Symbios 875 SCSI for booting.

>> (*) If I would put an additional disk controller in my U5, it would be a
>> SCSI controller or a SATA controller for modern large disks.
> Is anything supported?

Again, quite several in Linux but don't know about Solaris.

Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)

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