Microvax 3100-95 SCSI oddity

From: Witchy <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Sat May 8 07:37:55 2004


Spent a day troubleshooting this one so I'm wondering if any of you have
come across this before: 3100-95 with internal SCSI set at ID 7. Give it a
boot disk at any free ID and another device (doesn't matter what) at ID 6.
At the dead sergeant prompt all the devices are visible, but boot VMS 7.2
and whatever device you have at ID 6 is not seen unless it's the boot disk
itself in which case it shows up as DKA600.

Is there something hard-coded into VMS for MicroVAX 3100s that always
assumes the SCSI controller is at ID 6 no matter what? I know that older
3100s always had the controller at 6 and I don't remember it being

Most odd :)


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