[rescue] Replacing the CD-ROM with a DVD-ROM in an Ultra-5

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Tue Aug 21 03:48:23 CDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 10:02:21AM +0200, Andrew Gaylard wrote:

> Yesterday I was given an Ultra-5.  I'd like to replace the
> Sun-standard IDE CD-ROM drive that came with it, with
> a "vanilla" DVD drive.  I've put the hard drive and the DVD
> drive onto one IDE channel each.  They're both jumpered
> as "cable select".  The boot PROM (3.11) sees them, and
> the DVD drive starts booting the Solaris-10 installer, but
> then the kernel issues a timeout error, and the box resets.

Try setting them to MASTER.

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