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Re: External SCSI connector on DECstations

To: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Subject: Re: External SCSI connector on DECstations
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2000 12:32:43 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20001224122539.B25473@lug-owl.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sun, 24 Dec 2000, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> I've got some trouble attaching devices to DECstation's external
> SCSI connector. Is there any additional jumper (or sth like
> that) on the mobo I need to remove in order to not automatically
> terminate the bus (inside the DS) before the connector?
> 
> ...or do I do something completely wrong?

Is this an high-density 68-pin connector, like used for UW-SCSI?
If yes, be careful! Many DECstations use these connectors, but are in fact
narrow SCSI! So you need the correct (DEC) cable.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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