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Sony RMO-S551 Installation Manual

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SMO-F551 / RMO-S551
Magneto-Optical
Disk Drive
Installation Guide
1.3

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  • Page 1 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Magneto-Optical Disk Drive Installation Guide...
  • Page 2 November 1, 1999 Note: SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 support many kind of MO media, but all kind of MO media can not be used in each Operation System. (Refer page19 table-1,-2) Please choose suitable MO media in accordance with supported media table.
  • Page 3 Format utility software is used to format the media and make partitions. Format utility software is often supplied with SCSI host adapter. (e.g. ASPI manager and ASPI driver for AHA-29xx are provided from Adaptec) But if you use RMO-S551, we recommend to use the “Formatter One Pro...
  • Page 4 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide Note: - DOS and Window3.1 limit one partition size to 2.1GB. Please make a partition under 2.1GB per partition. - “Formatter One Pro ” supports all kind of MO media (4.1GB, 4.8GB, 5.2GB), but some device driver does not support 4.8GB or 5.2GB media.
  • Page 5 (Ex. AHA-2940, AHA-3940 of Adaptec) Most of SCSI host adapters are supported by Windows95/98. 2. Device driver Device driver controls MO drive. installation CD-ROM or floppy disk. If you use RMO-S551, we recommend to use the “Formatter One Pro ” bundled with RMO-S551. 3. SCSI cable SCSI cable is used for connecting host adapter and MO drive.
  • Page 6 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide 3) Install the device driver 3)-1 Preparation - Turn on the MO drive and host computer. - Install the device driver on Windows95/98 and reboot the host computer. (Please refer to the user’s guide of the Device Driver) 3)-2 Format the media and partition - Format and Label the media using format utility software, such as “Formatter One Pro...
  • Page 7 4. Format Utility software Format utility software is used to format media and make partitions. Format utility is often supplied with SCSI host adapter. If you use RMO-S551, we recommend to use the “Formatter One Pro ” bundled with RMO-S551.
  • Page 8 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide b) Click on Disk Administrator again - Highlight the partitioned drive icon. - Click on Tools, then Format. Choose format type (see Notes) and volume label name. - Format the media. - Close Disk Administrator.
  • Page 9 4) Edit “format.dat” file - add following configuration to the “format.dat”. # This is a list of sample Sony 5.25 inch MO disk configurations. disk_type = "ISO 4X MO disk, 1150MB" ¥ : ctlr = SCSI : fmt_time = 2 ¥...
  • Page 10 : ncyl = 4003 : acyl = 2 : pcyl = 4005 : nhead = 32 : nsect = 31 ¥ : rpm = 3300 : bpt = 15872 # This is a list of sample partition tables for Sony 5.25 inch MO disk. partition = "ISO 4X MO disk, 1150MB" ¥...
  • Page 11 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide Installation Procedure on Silicon Graphics Systems Test equipment: The following procedure was confirmed with the following system and drive combination: Host: SGI O2 R5000, R10000 IRIX6.3 Target: RMO-S551 Installation: 1) Connection - Attach the drive to the host using a proper SCSI cable.
  • Page 12 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide ----- please choose one (? for help, .. to quit this menu)----- [exi]t [d]ebug/ [b]adblock/ [exe]rcise/ fx> f fx/format: drive parameter to usr in formatting = (current) [enter] *********WARNING********* about to destroy data on disk dksc(1,4)! Ok? Yes [enter] 4) Repartition the media Repartition the media from “root drive”...
  • Page 13 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide ----- partitions----- part type cyls 7: xfs 6 + 7738 8: volhd 0 + 6 10: volume 0 + 7761 15:xfslog 7744+17 capacity is 3973952 blocks ----- please choose one (? for help, .. to quit this menu)-----...
  • Page 14 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide ---- please choose one (? for help, .. to quit this menu)----- [para]meters [part]itions [g]eometry [s]giinfo fx/label/show> .. [enter] ----- please choose one (? for help, .. to quit this menu)----- [sh]ow/ [sy]nc fx/label> .. [enter] ----- please choose one (? for help, ..
  • Page 15 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide Installation Procedure on HP Systems Test equipment: The following procedure was confirmed with the following system and drive combination: UNIX Workstation: HP9000/712 HP-UX A.09.07 Target: RMO-S551 Installation: 1) Connection - Connect MO drive and UNIX Workstation using proper SCSI cable.
  • Page 16 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide 3) Edit “disktab” file - Edit or add /etc/disktab file as following. ############################################### # Sony Magneto-Optical Media ############################################### SONY_MO_8X_2048:¥ :No swap or boot:ns#39:nt#16:nc#3997:¥ :s0#2494170:b0#8192:f0#2048:¥ :se#2048:rm#3300: SONY_MO_8X_1024:¥ :No swap or boot:ns#39:nt#16:nc#3671:¥ :s0#2290750:b0#8192:f0#1024:¥ :se#1024:rm#3300: SONY_MO_8X_512:¥ :No swap or boot:ns#39:nt#16:nc#3131:¥...
  • Page 17 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide 7) Confirm the result of mount command - Confirm the result of mount command using following command. # bdf /mo [Enter] (ex.4.1GB) Filesystem kbytes /dev/dsk/c201d4s0 1900868 (ex.4.8GB) Filesystem kbytes /dev/dsk/c201d4s0 2228170 (ex.5.2GB) Filesystem kbytes /dev/dsk/c201d4s0...
  • Page 18 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide Installation Procedure on SantaCruzOperation Systems Test equipment: The following procedure was confirmed with the following system and drive combination: Host: PC-UNIX_SCO UnixWare 2.1, UnixWare 7 Target: RMO-S551 Installation: 1) Hardware Installation - Attach the drive to the system using a SCSI cable.
  • Page 19 SMO-F551 / RMO-S551 Installation Guide Appendix 4.1GB media 4.8GB media 5.2GB media SUN Systems 4.1GB media 4.8GB media 5.2GB media Capacity Name 4.1GB EDM-4100 4.8GB EDM-4800 5.2GB EDM-5200 Table 3. Media information table Installation Guide Installation Guide Installation Guide Window3.1 Windows95/98 Table 1.

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