SCSI floppies

From: Jim Strickland <>
Date: Fri Dec 25 21:54:15 1998

> It's possible to make the drive autostart; it's some sort of settable
> option in the drive's firmware. The only program I've seen to manipulate
> it, however, is rzdisk on the MIPS-based DECstations. Using rzdisk under
> Ultrix, you can configure the drive to spin up on power on. I believe
> there's also a version of RZDISK available for Alpha VMS, but I've not
> encountered it there.
> Roger Ivie
THANK YOU! Armed with that knowledge I discovered DECUS has MACRO source
for a VMS utility called RZ_SPINUP. It configures the drive the same way.
Once I get my 3100 here I can tweak the drives appropriately. :)

Jim Strickland
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Received on Fri Dec 25 1998 - 21:54:15 GMT

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