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

From: Sridhar the POWERful <vance_at_ikickass.org>
Date: Tue Apr 9 20:05:03 2002

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Doc Shipley 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.

*sigh* So I have to save my money and get a PleXWriter.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Tue Apr 09 2002 - 20:05:03 BST

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