[Coco] Re: Hard drive nightmare continues...
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Aug 16 09:21:25 EDT 2006
On Wednesday 16 August 2006 08:33, Bob Devries wrote:
>My personal take on this would be to suggest that the hard drive driver
> and descriptor are not right for the drive setup that they're being
> asked to work with.
>If this is a SCSI setup, the ID must be correct in the descriptor, and
> the driver must be the right one for *that* drive and controller.
>I have used SCSISYS with good results, but you do need to know some facts
>about the drive to make it work.
One of the limitations of SCSISYS is the drives address, only scsi id's 0-3
are supported, which also matched the hardware if the hardware was Tony
D's 4n1 controller. Many drives came with the id jumpers set at #6, and
that will get you what you are apparently getting IIRC.
>The automatic descriptor creation doesn't always work automajickly, IMHO.
>Regards, Bob Devries, Dalby, Queensland, Australia
>Isaiah 50:4 The sovereign Lord has given me
>the capacity to be his spokesman,
>so that I know how to help the weary.
>my blog: http://bdevries.invigorated.org/
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Leon Howell" <puritan_2076 at yahoo.com>
>To: <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 9:02 AM
>Subject: [Coco] Re: Hard drive nightmare continues...
>> Leon Howell <puritan_2076 at ...> writes:
>>> I got the SuperDriver and was only dissapointed that it didn't come on
>>> a blue disk with a red & yellow label. But I guess silly marketing
>>> stuff isn't
>>> necesary with real computers, just pea seas.
>> But you have to admit it would look kind of cool. just kep the disk
>> away from
>>> The drive, cable, controler, etc, work perfectly with RGB-DOS, so
>>> the problem is that the NitrOS-9 drivers are not finding the drive or
>> They still aren't.
>>> There are address jumpers inside the controller cartridge. What is the
>>> correct setting for them?
>> Found them on cloud9tech.com. They were different. I changed them. It
>> doesn't work. And now I'm talking to my self on the internet.
>> Would not having a terminator cause this problem?
>> Somebody please help me.
>> I've got to run now.
>> They're coming to take me away.
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