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by noisetonepause
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

Updated the firmware and I'm now installing my developer tools... Lovely!
by noisetonepause
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

My SCSI chain goes: Internally, I've got a SCSI HD and (recognised by hinv, by not functional) floptical via the bundled cable. Externally, I'm connected to the yahama drive's 1st scsi port, with yamaha in-built terminator off. Indy bundled SCSI is in the yamaha's second scsi port. I'll give the fir...
by noisetonepause
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

I think yamahas dont play nicely with SGI + IRIX. Even after I cut apart the jumper block connector and set it to 512b blocksize it still gave strange SCSI errors like you get. The answer is to get a Plextor (which seems to work on every strange machine out there) or a Toshiba (which also seems to ...
by noisetonepause
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

Yes, well... I get to the desktop and I double lcick the CD icon, and software manager comes up. I get an error message, saying the scsi bus was reset, and in the console it says something about "too much data requested" and a "scsi bus cabling problem"... I'll try and put the fu...
by noisetonepause
Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

I could've sworn I'd tried that...

The Yamaha has a little connector that goes from the back and covers all the jumpers inside. I set the block size jumper (there's no switch on the back), and I've got a nice CD-ROM icon on my IRIX desktop now...

Thanks, lads!
by noisetonepause
Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:37 am
Forum: SGI: Hardware
Topic: SCSI woes
Replies: 15
Views: 741

SCSI woes

Hello, world. I recently got myself an SGI Indy (R4600 133 MHz, 192 MB RAM, 4G IBM HD, original keys, mouse, and 19" screen, Indycam, mic and SCSI terminator, but with a defect floptical drive). Got it for cheep, too, so I'm happy. It's my first SGI system. I know my way around Tux and OpenBSD ...

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