[SunHELP] USB on an Ultra 5
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Sun Oct 16 23:14:46 CDT 2005
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you are trying to do.
--- Mark Benson <markbenson at mac.com> wrote:
> Does anyone here know if a standard NEC chipset USB
> 2.0 adapter will
> allow my Ultra 5 running Solaris 9.0 (9/04) to use
> USB 2.0 mass
> storage devices?
> I installed the card and nothing blew up so I
> presumed it was OK. I
> gathered at the very least that a lot of the cards
> Sun list as
> supported don't hotplug, so I shut it down and
> plugged in a USB flash
> key. I fired the machine up again and nothing thew
> up any errors. I
> got a window that popped up when I logged into CDE
> that said 'Format
> Media: /vol/dev/rdsk/s1t0d0/unknown_format' and
> presented me with
> various formatting options. I couldn't click the
> 'format' button
> until I had opened the slice utility and assigned
> the disk a slice.
> Thing was I wanted to format as a PCFS DOS disk so I
> didn't want to
> slice it. Add to that the fact that the slice
> utility reported the
> capacity wrong and I was starting to get suspicious.
> I managed to get
> it to format, and ok'd the window that said it and
> completed the
> format. Then a minute later 2 more windows popup
> asking me to format
> the media.
> It doesn't seem to work. Any ideas?
> Mark Benson
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