[rescue] rescuing an ailing U10...

Mike Meredith very at zonky.org
Tue Oct 2 06:29:00 CDT 2007

On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 11:48:27 +0200, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> Was it a SCSI or IDE disk? I'd be surprised if you had problems with
> an IDE disk, but SCSI is another story. I've had various
> non-Sun-firmware SCSI disks (in particular, certain IBM firmware
> Seagates) that wouldn't even be identified by the PROM without giving
> errors. I've heard that if one finds the correct Sun firmware (eg in
> a Solaris patch), the drives can be updated and will then work.
> Haven't tried it myself though.

I've never seen this firmware problem myself and I've used plenty of
non-Sun disks. They probably all used the original firmware though ...
not a custom load by IBM/NetApp/Whoever. 

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