SPARCClassic won't boot cdrom

Jules Richardson jules.richardson99 at
Sun Aug 2 07:45:42 CDT 2015

On 08/01/2015 09:49 PM, Benjamin Huntsman wrote:
> Hi all! I recently acquired a SPARCclassic, which is my first bit of Sun
> hardware.  Having an awful time getting it to boot from the CD-ROM.  I
> have tried a bunch of different terminators and several different
> cables, but whenever I try to boot I get this:

Assuming this is a stock Sun drive unit, as a first step I'd say open the 
drive case and make sure the drive is getting +5 and +12V, and that the 
external ID selector switch cables are still attached to the back of the drive.



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