robespierre wrote:The jumpers to set the block size on the XM-xxxx drives are pads on the circuit board that you can cut with an X-Acto knife. You normally cut the outermost pad (see http://rainbow.ldeo.columbia.edu/docume ... re/40.html).
Yes - this. I have at least one Toshiba drive where I had to do this to work with old Suns. I have it in a marked enclosure so I a) can find it and b) don't accidentally toss/lend it to someone.
I also concur that shorter SCSI cable is better.