Suggestions why SCSI 80 drive w/ SCSI2 (50) adapter will not spin up ?

Pete Lancashire pete at
Tue Mar 21 19:48:13 CDT 2017

I took a closer look at the adapter, and not only is the an cracked trace
next to a via but a soldering​ short.  The place in CN is sending me
another one. For now I have put back the original drive. Somewhere in the
junk is the solution to the next issue, either an old hub Tha has coax/BNC
or the box of MAUs that came with the pallet of Sun pizza s

-Pete to much junk

On Mar 21, 2017 5:22 PM, "Glen Slick via cctalk" <cctalk at>

> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 5:49 AM, Pete Lancashire via cctalk
> <cctalk at> wrote:
> > Found at least one issue, open trace next to a via on the adapter. Ran
> out
> > of time to keep checking.
> >
> > -pete
> I just checked my HP 9000/382 and found I put the dead original
> Quantum 50-pin SCSI hard drive back in it. I must have been using a
> 68-pin 9GB SCSI hard drive the last time I was tinkering with it, with
> a 50-pin male / 68-pin male adapter. I don't remember having any
> issues with that configuration.
> I did a clean install of HP-UX 9.10 on my 9000/382 from a B2378-87054
> CD image I got from

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