Quoting <NBBBIGEGHIGMPCNKHCECAEKJDJAA.kenn at bluetree.ie>
by Kenn Humborg <kenn at bluetree.ie>:
> Does anyone know if it is normal for external drives (DEC RZ55's in
> this case) to _not_ spin up on power-up? I haven't got all my
> cabling together yet, so I don't know what happens when they are
> hooked up to a live SCSI bus.
I've never used an RZ55, but most SCSI drives can be configured to not
spin up until they received a 'start unit' SCSI command. This allows
the system to sequence drive startups, rather than taking the PSU load
of all drives starting at once.
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