UW SCSI PCI cards
Saulnier, Geoff (London)
saulngeo at MLE.CO.UK
Fri Sep 10 20:09:51 EST 1999
My apologies fro posting to both lists, but this is a question that I think
applies to both...
Finally managed to get linuxppc installed, from the CD, onto my Beige G3
minitower. It has a PCI Ultra-Wide SCSI card and 2 4Gb UW SCSI disks of
that card. I had to install it onto a 1Gig Jaz cart because of the
No matter how well partitioned my drives were (with Mac pdisk), the intaller
would not see them, and pdisk in the linux X installer environment would not
see them. In fact, it would see not partitions at all of any kind.
When I formated and partitioned a Jaz cart, with the drive on the external,
ordinary SCSI bus, it was seen by the installer and things went fine from
So, my questions are:
- what PCI UW SCSI cards are supported in the final version
- are there any plans to support others (I am assuming that the one that
came in my box is not supported!)
- does this problem sound like it has nothing to do with the card?
Thanks for any help!!
Geoff Saulnier Merrill Lynch
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