[SunHELP] SCSI howto?

Dale Ghent daleg at elemental.org
Fri Apr 23 06:12:53 CDT 2004

On Apr 23, 2004, at 4:31 AM, ert weerr wrote:

> I tried to plug an external tape drive into one of
> the four SCSI card but the system couldn't recognise
> it.
> If I change to another card than the probe-scsi-all
> shows less than 20 disks.
> I assume the problem could be with the SCSI IDs.
> Could you help me please on how I can attache the
> external tape drive to this system?

External tape systems tend to be Differential SCSI, while the SCSI 
cards for the internal drives on a e450 are Single-Ended.

You cannot plug a High-Voltage Differential SCSI device into a 
Single-Ended SCSI card.


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