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    SubjectRe: dec rz55 drives.
    check this web page it has all the info about the drive including the
    jumper settings.

    http://theref.c3d.rl.af.mil/hard_drives/h_dec_rz55.html

    fil

    On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

    >Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 09:26:46 -0800 (PST)
    >From: Joel Jaeggli <joelja@darkwing.uoregon.edu>
    >To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
    >Cc: Victor Stanescu <bruno@Heineken.lmn.pub.ro>,
    linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu,
    Undisclosed@Heineken.lmn.pub.ro
    >Subject: Re: dec rz55 drives.
    >
    >
    >On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
    >
    >> > is it possible to use in linux a dec rz55 drive? it works from a storage
    >> > expansion box, with simple scsi interface. i could put to work a tz30 tape
    >> > from such a box, but the hdd's do not start. as far as i already heard,
    >> > they need some scsi message like "start", because even if they are
    >> > powered, they don't start to spin.
    >>
    >> There should be a jumper on the drive to control that. Also when you try
    >> and mount a disk the code certainly implies it will send start messages
    >
    >yes, virtually all modern dec disks are either quantum fireballs or
    >vikings of one description or another. On the jumper block on the front of
    >the disk one of the jumpers should be for spin up... on the rz26 it's the
    >fifth from the left, looking at the drive head-on.
    >
    >joelja
    >
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