Dave Olson writes:
> Tom Woelfel wrote:
> | For an old SGI disk I've searched 1 week in the web to get the
> | jumper-settings to reset the spin-up-delay-at-boot - nothing (The
> | disk was purposed to be built into my PS/2). So I called SGI
> All the disk drive manufacturers that I know of have web pages for
> the drive jumper settings. SGI support doesn't have docs on most of them,
> even the current ones, because nobody ever needs to know; they come
> setup correctly from the factory.
> By the way, with only 5 jumpers to play with on most drives, you
> can usually figure it out in less than 30 minutes.
> I'm sorry you are so unhappy about it, but it does sound like you
> are frustrated over things that seem pretty easy to deal with.
The disk had no label on it. So I had to put it in an external
SCSI-CASE an plug it in (risk). Linux reported an IMB/SGI S6(S8?) or
so. The only model I found was the model S12. Simple Question: Are
both jumper-settings equal? (For the MCA one needs special setting) If
there is no answer for a simple question; not on the web, not after a
Well, shit happens. Maybe I should have written a mail to someone in
the list directly.
[Thanx also to Joan Eslinger for the immediate response]