Re: no disks are detected on a 735/99
> I had that same kind of thing with my 715/50 except that the scsi.6 disk
> (with HP-UX installed on it) was read-only and therefore I couldn't
> partition it with cfdisk. I could re-install HP-UX any time on it, though.
Something must be confusing you. I've *never* seen a disk have the WP
(write protect) jumper set *and* be able to install HPUX on it.
WP jumper is the only way I know a SCSI disk can be Read-Only
> I think I remember that I once had a tape somewhere with diagnostic software
> that allowed you to boot (the tape) and could then turn off read-only on the
> disk devices, but it's long gone. If that's not it, I don't have a clue.
That must predate SCSI.
HP has sold enough unix boxes with other mass storage (eg FL, HPIB).