[rescue] Sun Enterprise 3500- FC-AL drives not recognized
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Sep 12 19:50:23 CDT 2017
On 09/12/2017 08:45 PM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>> I got my first Sun Enterprise 3500 at Vintage computer festival midwest.
>> I got it home. got it put together. Connected up a trusty old VT220
>> and was able to get to the firmware. The 8 FC-AL disks installed
>> arent recognized. Boots off a CD-ROM fine.
>>> From what i can tell it requires GBIC Controllers in the disk
>> controller card on the machine.
> It's been a few years since I've seen one, but I seem to recall
> that there needed to be a fibre-cable between at least one of the
> SOCAL controllers and a jack in either the leftmost or rightmost
> "slot" in the back so it could talk to the drives (even though
> they're internal).
This is absolutely it, I remember this from my E3500.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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