I posted a request a while back to see whether the 4/60 (SS1)
could supported sync under 4.1.1. The manuals say that it is
enabled on all new systems EXCEPT the 4/60.
The best response came from Greg Earle, Sun Microsystems, Inc.,
JPL on-site Software Support, earle@poseur.JPL.NASA.GOV, earle@Sun.COM
1. Does the 4/60 support sync scsi?
2. If so, why is it not turned on?
No, Synchronous SCSI is not supported on the 4/60 under 4.1.1. It *is*
supported on the 4/65. I don't know why specifically; probably either speed
or slightly changed hardware between the 4/60 and 4/65. Upgrade thyself (^:
>Does anyone know any way of turning on synchronous SCSI on a 4/60 under 4.1.1?
You can't. The SCSI driver looks at the CPU type in the i.d. PROM at boot
probe time to decide whether it can enable it or not.
- Doug Neuhauser, firstname.lastname@example.org, (818)356-3993
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