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Re: wd33c93 errors.

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: wd33c93 errors.
From: "William J. Earl" <wje@fir.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 16:47:16 -0800
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980122175054.21753I-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
References: <m0xvVCP-0005FsC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk> <Pine.LNX.3.95.980122175054.21753I-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Alex deVries writes:
...
 > My conclusion is that my 700MB disk and recordable CDROM are crap, and the
 > Linux driver for the wd33c93 can't handle these kinds of problems
 > correctly.
 > 
 > And lastly: having a cute blue case seemed pretty good at first, but it'd
 > be heavenly to have room for more than two hard disks inside.
 > 
 > Tomorrow I'll borrow a functional SCSI disk and try again.
...

      Beware of cable lengths on the Indy builtin SCSI port.  You are limited
to 3 meters total, and good quality cables are helpful.  Sometimes a low-quality
configuration will work, but often it will not.  The Indy GIO SCSI expansion
card is less picky.

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