Re: Hard drives for Sun Blade 2500



Michael Laajanen schrieb:
Hi,

shmerl wrote:
I've got a used Sun Blade 2500. What HDs are compatible with it? Dos it
support only SUN specific hard drives ('Sun's page'
(http://www.sun.com/desktop/workstation/sunblade2500/) says: up to two
146-GB, 10,000 RPM, Ultra 320 SCSI drives), or some other SCSI HDs
should work there too? If yes, which ones?

(I plan to install OpenSolaris there).

Thanks.


Any SCSI drive with a 80 pin SCA connector will do, below is a 300GB Hitachi drive added.

bash-3.00# format
Searching for disks...done


AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
0. c0t0d0 <SUN146G cyl 14087 alt 2 hd 24 sec 848>
/pci@1d,700000/scsi@4/sd@0,0
1. c0t1d0 <FUJITSU-MAW3300NC-0104-279.40GB>
/pci@1d,700000/scsi@4/sd@1,0
Spe
You can also using a SAS adapter(from LSIlogic) add SAS/SATA drives but not boot from them I think.

pci 66 MB/PCI3 LSILogic,sas-pci1000,50 (scs+ LSI,1064
okay /pci@1c,600000/LSILogic,sas@2


/michael
I have two LSI 3041X models and so far no luck with booting from them in either my Blade 2000 or 2500. While booting is supported (3041X have OBP firmwares) it gives PCI bus errors. This seems to be a Solaris problem as I can boot OpenBSD 4.5 from it in my Blade 2500.

Regards
Andreas
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