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

Andrew Gaylard ag at computer.org
Tue Aug 21 04:49:11 CDT 2007

On 8/21/07, Geoffrey S. Mendelson <gsm at mendelson.com> wrote:
> 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.

I've tried that, with no joy.
I've updated my PROM to 3.31 on the advice of
But still no luck.

Any other ideas?


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