how do I configure a 2nd SCSI HD as a slave  ?

By jeff1463
Jan 13, 2007
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  1. I ha a old computer ,SCSI wit win XP I wanted to add 1 more HD as slave. How do I set the jumpers on the slave ? I have 2 sets of jumpers.
    1st set
    1 ID BIT 3
    2 ID BIT 2
    3 ID BIT 1
    4 ID BIT 0
    5 Enable auto spin (that is what the primary is set on )
    6 S/E MODE
    7 DISABLE UNIT ATTN
    8 TI SYNC NEGO
    9 AUTO START DELAY
    10 DELAY START 6/12
    11 DISABLE PARITY
    12 LED OUT

    2ND SET
    A PRESERVED
    B PRESERVED
    C PRESERVED
    D PRESERVED
    E PRESERVED
    F N C
    G TERM POWER ON
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    If you Google the hard drive that you are trying to configure then you should find all the information you need to set the jumper with.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    There is no "masters" and "slaves" in SCSI. All devices on a bus are assigned an ID.

    Check what ID your current drive has (probably 0 (all ID bits 0)). Set your new drive to have a different ID (7 is probably taken by the SCSI controller already, 1 is a good idea (ID bit 1 set to 1)).

    You might want to read up on SCSI bus termination so you don't make a big (unusable) mess.
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