"gee" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
> Just this morning I tried to fix an IBM server showing "SCSI ID 1
> start unit request failed" at boot.
> This is what I did:
> 1) replaced the HDD that was failing > no good
> 2) replaced both HDDs (don't ask me why) > no good
> 3) replaced SCSI cable > no good
> 4) replaced SCSI card > no good
> Is it a problem with the mother board or power unit? maybe SCSI bios?
> Sometimes this problem fixes just by reseating cables but it happens
> quite a lot. I've been replacing the machines until now, but trying to
> figure out what it is that causes it...
> Also since you guys are probably very knowledgable about SCSI HDD's,
> do you have a system of trouble shooiting SCSI errors? do you use any
> all help is greatly welcomed!
> Thanks in advance
It sounds like it could be a power problem. If you're sure that
the power supply is adequately large, check all of your power
connectors for looseness. Also check that voltages are correct.