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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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