Thanks to the following for replying so promptly.
Mark A. Baldwin
Karl von Jena
Below I'm including my original post and one of the many replies.
Michael Mitchell <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a Seagate ST15150N hard disk in a small, external
> Andataco box attached to a SparcStation 2 running SunOS 4.1.4.
> The disk was functional when I removed it (and the Andataco
> box) from a SparcStation 20, but now I can't get it installed
> on my SparcStation 2. I can run probe-scsi at the prom level
> and see the disk listed as an attached device. But when I run
> the "format" command, the ST15150N disk is not listed in the
> "AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS" menu. I've futzed with format.dat
> and added an entry for the ST15150N that was taken from the
> format.dat file posted by the sun-managers list, but "format"
> still can't see the disk on the SparcStation 2. Someone
> suggested earlier that I "put a label on the disk," but I don't
> know how to do that if "format" doesn't recognize the disk.
> The disk is currently set as SCSI device #5 and there are
> entries for device /dev/sd5 on the SparcStation 2.
A disk on SCSI ID 5 is not supported by a GENERIC kernel on sun4c
platforms. You will have to customize the kernel config file or change
the SCSI ID to something supported (0-3).
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