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Date:      Sat, 5 Oct 1996 12:58:20 +0200 (MET DST)
From: (Greg Lehey)
To: (Paul T. Root)
Subject:   Re: Problems with Quantum 4gig drive
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Paul T. Root" at Oct 3, 96 04:26:06 pm

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Paul T. Root writes:
> Hi,
> 	I've got a Compaq DeskPro 2000 (133MHz) machine, with 32 meg,
> an Adaptec 2940UW, a Seagate ST32550W 2 gig drive on sd0 and
> a Quantum XP34300W 4gig drive on sd1.
> My problem is the Quantum won't work. I did install it and things went fine
> for a couple of hours then. I get parity errors and the SCSI bus hangs up.
> I did disable the IDE on the motherboard of the Compaq, and without the
> Quantum drive it works fine. The Quantum is in the middle connector on
> the internal cable, the Seagate is on the end, there is nothing connected
> to the external connector.
> Could it be I need to set a jumper on the quantum? Termination? 

You shouldn't have terminators on in the middle of the chain.  The
Seagate should be terminated, and so should the Adaptec (check the
setup menu).

> I didn't receive a book with the Quantum (I do have one for the
> Seagate). The drive came installed with an IDE drive, I pulled the
> IDE, and installed the Seagate as sd0 and jumpered the Quantum as
> sd1. That's the only changes to the drives.

Could it be that the drive is overheating?  How is it mounted?


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