[rescue] ultra 60 cdrom problems

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Sat Jul 8 02:29:27 CDT 2006

On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Dimitar Vasilev wrote:

> Could you help me and specify the interface I should look for? AFAIK
> it's ultrascsi is implemented as general interface in ultra 60 with
> 40MB/s peak, which equivalents to plextor 40x ultrawide scsi as I
> check specs on ebay and ultra60 reference manual.

I believe the cable that runs to the CD drive is only 8-bits wide, so
don't spend any more money on a 16-bit drive than you would on an 8-bit

> Could someone recommend a compatible DVD-ROM also?

I've used a Pioneer SCSI DVD-ROM on my Suns without any problems.  I've
used on my VAXen, for that matter, and they're notoriously picky about
things like that.

Jonathan Patschke    )   "A man who never dreams goes slowly mad."
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