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HDD Compatible with SS5?

Discussion in 'Sun Hardware' started by russell cutcliffe, Feb 15, 2004.

  1. Hi,
    I can get access to some Seagate ST118202LC Hard drives (18.2G, 10K rpm,

    Is anyone out there able to say whether I'm wasting my time trying to put
    one of these in to a Sparc5?

    I'm aware of the 2GB root partition thing, is there anything else I need to
    know, like forcing single ended etc?

    russell cutcliffe, Feb 15, 2004
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  2. russell cutcliffe

    andy thomas Guest

    The new disk will auto-detect the electrical environment on the SS5 SCSI
    bus and switch itself to SE mode. You should have no problems with this.

    andy thomas, Feb 15, 2004
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  3. SCA connector or not? With SCA easy, without needs external enclosure.

    Generally automatic.

    Casper H.S. Dik, Feb 15, 2004
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