After SCSI Installation (3545)
After SCSI Installation
Run the diagnostics after you have completed your SCSI
device installation to verify that the installation works
correctly. Do the following:
- Power-off the computer and external SCSI devices.
Insert the Dock I Option Diskette into drive A.
- Power-on all attached external SCSI devices,
then power-on the computer.
- In the main menu, select Diagnostics, then select
Test SCSI subsystem.
- The following screen appears.
In this screen, SCSI controller of the Dock I, appears as Adapter 0.
NOTE: If the following screen appears instead of the one in
Figure 2, check that the SCSI devices are correctly installed.
If the problem still occurs, the main board has a failure.
Ignore the actions in this screen message.
- Press Enter.
- After the following message appears:
Scanning SCSI Bus for Devices
The screen changes to:
Continue with the following.
Selecting a SCSI Device Test
The first SCSI device in the list with the lowest SCSI ID
- Select the device to test with the cursor
and press Enter.
- Adapter Diagnostics: Three pass/fail tests are run
on the built-in SCSI controller to check Read Only Memory (ROM),
Random Access Memory
(RAM), and the SCSI data bus.
- Device diagnostics: This function issues the Device
Diagnostic command to the selected device. If the device is a removable
media, you are instructed to insert the media.
If the command completes successfully, the selected devices
are installed and are functioning correctly.
- Test Unit Ready: This command is issued to
each device to check that the device is online and ready to accept
- Get Device Status: If an error occurs in
the Test Unit Ready, Read, or Read/Write tests,
run Get Device Status to isolate the failure problem causing
- Read Test: This test issues Read commands to read
all data from the beginning to the end of the drive to verify that the
drive reads the data correctly.
- Read/Write Test: This test issues Write commands,
then reads the data back and compares the write and read data
to verify that the drive is operating correctly. This test destroys all
data test on the drive.
- Low-Level Format Drive: This test performs
a low-level format; all existing data is destroyed.
It is not necessary to run this test
unless your SCSI drive was used previously in another configuration.
This test does not have to be run on a new drive.
- To select a test option, type the number in
the Enter Selection field and press Enter.
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