NeXT slab SCSI fault
Steven N. Hirsch
shirsch at adelphia.net
Sat Mar 31 08:40:25 CDT 2007
On Fri, 30 Mar 2007, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Anyone know if NeXT monochrome slabs have dual SCSI buses (one internal and
> one external) or not? I've got one here that resolutely refuses to talk to
> any internal SCSI device , but will happily talk to (and boot from, if
> necessary) external devices. In fact, if anything is plugged into the
> internal bus at all then the system won't even boot from an external device.
I have an SGI Iris Indigo that behaves in a similar manner iff the
external drive has any sort of termination enabled. Sort of
counter-intuitive, but by removing termination from the external drive
inclosure it's quite happy.
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