Silicon Graphics Indigo2 hard drive spinup time issues

Jason T silent700 at
Sat Nov 10 12:35:26 CST 2007

On 11/9/07, joe lobocki <jlobocki at> wrote:
> hello all,
> i have an SGI indigo2 which ive installed a 2GB IBM hard drive in. however,
> from a cold boot, i receive a drive/cable error, and it asks me to press any
> key to continue. when i do, i press start system and it all comes to life.
> im assuming it takes longer for the drive to spin up than the indigo2 takes
> to wait for the drive. is there a way to adjust this? thanks

Hi Joe - if no one here can answer your question, and you have Usenet
access, it looks like comp.sys.sgi.hardware is still somewhat active.
I've gotten help there (albeit years ago.)  Then again its readership
may be mostly people from this list :)


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