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).
On Jun 21, 10:38pm, Paul Jakma wrote:
> Subject: RE: Problems with multiple harddisks on my Indigo2
> On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, Ian Chilton wrote:
> > I have an SGI Indy, with 2 internal hard disks, a 4GB and a 1GB
> > I get the same thing!
> > > Also I'm getting a message
> > > sc1,2,0: cmd=0x12 timeout after 2 sec. Resetting SCSI bus
> > I started getting this when I added the 2nd HD (1GB).
> fwiw, i got this too on my indy when i added a Quantum Empire 1GB.
> >From cold boot the PROM doesn't recognise the second disk, but IRIX
> does (PROM gives me the exact same error message as the one you wrote
> above - but prints it twice). If i halt back to PROM then the PROM
> does see the second disk. (and only prints that error message once)
> my theories are:
> 1. PROM controller driver is minimal and doesn't init the
> controller/disks properly whereas the IRIX driver does.
> 2. disk spin up times.. ??
> 3. Perhaps cause the outboard SCSI port is not terminated. (least not
> on my indy)
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