Half on, half off -- New CD-R drive and 512-byte blocks

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Tue Apr 9 20:02:23 2002

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Sridhar the POWERful wrote:

> I don't need to boot off it, but I would like to use my Yamaha CRW2200S
> 16-10-40X CD-R/W in my RS/6000 397, but I can't get the SCSI to recognize
> the drive. I have no idea why. The drive is at ID5. The main CD-ROM in
> the machine is at ID6 and is a 20X Wide Plextor, which works just fine. I
> have termination disabled on all devices, and I have a wide terminator on
> the end of the cable.

  I'm willing to be wrong, but I doubt that a 3xx-series (or 5xx or 9xx)
will see any CD device that's not either Plextor or blessed by IBM, as
evidenced by IBM badge.
  You might look at the comp.unix.aix archives for more details.

Received on Tue Apr 09 2002 - 20:02:23 BST

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