[rescue] Sun 3 with SCSI2SD

Richard ejb at trick-1.net
Sun Mar 17 22:23:41 CDT 2019

not sure it helps but I have SCSI2SD working on Sun i386, SS20 and E4K. Mileage might vary on the 68K machines...

Have you setup/validated termination on the bus? Is the SCSI bus known working?

Can you boot off tape or netboot and then see the disk?

On Mon, 18 Mar 2019, at 1:11 PM, Earl Baugh wrote:
> Howdy,
> Wondering if anyone has used a SCSI2SD card with a Sun 3 class machine. I know
> Walter B has had success with the Sun 2( thatbs next on my list after I get
> the Sun 3/110 working with one. )
> I have some Version 5 of the card. (I also have a version 3 card that I tried
> long ago, with little success). The new current firmware is much more
> understandable in terms of setting it up.
> However with a known good image ( obtained from Walter B) I canbt get it to
> go past the message bWaiting for disk to spin up...b
> followed by bPlease start it, if necessary , b OR b press a key to
> quit.b
> I know the card doesnbt need to spin up p so question is, what is the
> boot prom waiting for? I expect itbs just something off in my config but so
> far everything Ibve tried yields the same result.
> Anybody have a config.xml that works that they could share? ( and which
> firmware version  it works with? )
> Thanks
> Earl
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