Does the HD work on the chain when you have only
the external drive on it .
You say that the drive is accessible after the tape drive
has been accessed, is there a file-system on the HD ?
At 17:34 05/07/01 +0100, you wrote:
> > It sounds like the drive is asleep,
> > sometimes drives are shipped jumpered not to spin
> > on power on . The adaptec card can send a wakeup signal
> > to the drive when going through the detection phase
> > (off the top of my head this is not the default for the card)
>>Umm. I did set the spin-up parameter in the card config to TRUE
>for this device...
>> > Can you try and set the card to send a wake up signal to
> > the drive ID in the card setup . (control A ) to get in to this
> > when the adaptec banner flashes on screen.
>>Yep...maybe it's something else...
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