[OT] SCSI termination trouble?

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Fri Feb 9 18:08:28 2001

On Feb 9, 9:45, Richard Erlacher wrote:
> The boot drive normally IS at ID=0, however. That's a real convention
> throughout the SCSI usage. I don't recall ever seeing a system that
> boot, say, from ID=4. Most PC's will promote the ID=1 device to the boot
> rank, but not if ID=0 is present but manlfunctioning. YMMV, of course.

Not so. That's a PC convention. Suns, SGIs and HP workstations will
happily boot from ID 4 or other IDs, in fact it's necessary if you want to
boot from a tape or CD-ROM. Most Suns and SGIs default to booting from ID

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Fri Feb 09 2001 - 18:08:28 GMT

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