> Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
> > Hmm, I wouldent think reading the partition table would be a problem,
> > don't SCSI disks spinup at power on anyway ?
> > Bryn
> > (I don't own any SCSI stuff, but I am looking at getting some ....)
> Oh no, by golly. Not if you set the little jumper that's normally
> called 'motor start' or 'motor enable'. Then they wait for the controller
> to access them before spinning up.
> Usually there's also a jumper called 'delay start' that means that
> even when accessed it waits typically SCSI ID * 10 seconds before
> spinning up (so if you've got 7 SCSI disks on the bus ID0 spins up
> immediately, #1 spins up after 10s, #2 after 20s and so on).
Ahh, fair enough, those peskie IDE drives clouding my jugement again ....
Hmm, that delayed start thing sounds a good idea too.
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