SUMMARY - invisible Sabre-850 on xy451

From: Jeff Aldrich (
Date: Thu Dec 19 1991 - 16:54:38 CST

My original posting:

>I have a 4/260-4.1.1 with two CDC SMD drives, one Sabre-850 and one
>Sabre-736 as xy0 and xy1, respectively. [...] The machine works fine
>with the 736 as the only disk, xy1, and reconnecting the 850 as a
>non-bootable xy0 also appears to be ok during boot [... but] when I
>login as root and run "format", the choice of disks is limited to xy1 only.

Well, I suppose it does help to think the process through before posting.
Since I had reloaded/upgraded the OS with xy0 still off the daisychain, of
course there were no xy0 entries in /dev. Dumb. "MAKEDEV xy0" and all
is well. Thanks to: (Wolfgang Kuehnel )
edsr!jcn@uunet.UU.NET (Jim Niemann)
Mike Raffety <> (Russ Poffenberger)
wallen@cogsci.UCSD.EDU (Mark R. Wallen)

And all you others out there whose mail has yet to arrive. :-)

 Jeff Aldrich <aldrich@sunrise.Stanford.EDU>
 R&D Engineer Center for Design Research
                 Stanford University

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