>I have a question. I've been doing backups on a SPARC 5 using the 4mm
>DAT tape drive. Now I want to take the tape drive and attach to our
>SPARC Ultra 1. Can I do this since the SPARC uses SCSI-2 (I believe)
>and the Ultra uses fast SCSI. Assuming I can, how I reconfigure both
>machines? Sorry if this is a basic question; I'm pretty new at being a
>Sun administrator. Thanks for any help you can provide.
The answer was two-fold:
Use a 50pin SCSI-2 to 60pin wide SCSI cable.
Boot both machines with boot -r.
One key point I found out is to be sure to turn off the power to the
SCSI before disconnecting the cable, as SCSI can be tempermental.
Many thanks to:
Rahul Roy <roy@bluestone.COM>
Scott MacDonald <Scott.MacDonald@labatt.com>
Amy Hollander <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Alfredo Sola <email@example.com>
Swee-Chuan Khoo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bismark Espinoza <bismark@alta.Jpl.Nasa.Gov>
Dave Foster <email@example.com>
Matt Marlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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