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Re: Problems with multiple harddisks on my Indigo2

To: "J.K. Hill" <kenh@knoxville.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Problems with multiple harddisks on my Indigo2
From: Paul Jakma <paul@clubi.ie>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 00:24:43 +0100 (IST)
Cc: Ian Chilton <mailinglist@ichilton.co.uk>, spock@mgnet.de, Linux Debian MIPS <debian-mips@lists.debian.org>, Linux MIPS cthulhu <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>, Linux MIPS <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, MIPS vger <linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu>
In-reply-to: <10006211911.ZM32099@enigma.knoxville.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, J.K. Hill wrote:

> All,
> 
> Try looking up the jumper'ing information for the drive... There
> is probably a delay for spinning the drive up at boot (or some
> such nonsense).
> 

checked that.. and it's not it. the jumper isn't set. (i think).

however, this drive used to be in an Alpha, and ARCSBIOS on Alpha had
a problem with not recognising it from cold too, sometimes.

so maybe the drive just doesn't spin up fast enough.

> Regards,
> 
> Ken

thanks,
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