SUMMARY: Question about Quantum Grand Prix 4.3 gig drive

From: Steven Ho (
Date: Thu Jul 27 1995 - 23:33:44 CDT

Hi all,

I asked,

> I have a lot of problem installing a Quantum Grand Prix 4.3 gig drive
> (second drive) on a SS1 running Solaris 2.4. The OS is installed on
> a new Quantum 540 meg Maverick. When the 4.3 gig drive is installed
> on the system, probe-scsi sees both drives, but, it doesn't see the
> option drive after the system boots. Is there a solution to the
> problem other than replacing the system? Would it help to change the
> boot prom? Does Sun even carry it?

The consensus is that you don't need a new boot prom, just make sure
issue `boot -r` so the system reconfigures the kernel. That did the
trick. Thanks a lot the following people,

rauthenberg@HHI.DE (Stefan Rauthenberg) (Stephen Harris)
"Scott L. Sherrill" <> (Raymond Wong)
Lothar Mueller <>
misawa@physics.Berkeley.EDU (Shigeki Misawa) (Lori Colleran)
Brad Burdick <>
Mr S J Elliott <> (Kevin Sheehan {Consulting Poster Child}

Steven Ho

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