Subject: Re: How can i boot *anything* on Sun Blade 100?



But it works if it's not the blue is connected to the motherboard! "boot cdrom"
works and it's not the blue which is connected to the motherboard. Or even if
the machine begins to boot, the later crash is because of this? What if i
connect the devices with a 40 pin cable?

Frans van Berckel <[email protected]> írta:
>On Mon, 2017-04-10 at 19:09 +0200, transmail wrote:
>> And which cable is correct for this machine? Because now "boot cdrom"
>> works with 80 pin too.
>>
>> It's impossible to plug the blue connector to the motherboard. The
>> DVD's and the HDD's connector is too far from each other then. I need
>> to put the middle (gray) one to the motherboard. When i got the
>> machine it was that way.
>
>Okay clear, stop searching any further. Because this the problem. The
>blue cable connector got to be connected to the motherboard, indeed.
>
>> It did not make any change if i mapped the DVD as slave or CS. What
>> mattered that i had to put the DVD on the same bus as the HDD. If the
>> DVD is alone then it only appears if it's the master.
>>
>> I'll get a serial cable.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Frans van Berckel
>
>

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