Host adapter setup, Initio, Adapter setup – Initio INI-9090U User Manual
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Host Adapter SCSI Bus ID. Used to change the adapters SCSI ID on the SCSI bus.
The narrow host adapters provides eight IDs available numbered 0-7, with 7 having the
highest priority (and ID-7 reserved for the host adapter).
Installation of additional host adapters is permitted on the same PCI bus. This will
allow the system to have more than one SCSI bus attached. Under these conditions,
SCSI IDs can be repeated.
Boot Device ID. This option selects which SCSI device will be the designated boot
device for the system. The default ID for this option is 0.
SCSI Terminators. This option is used to set auto-termination located on the host
adapter card. This option is also used to manually control termination on the host
adapter. The normal setting for this option is auto.
SCSI Parity Check ON. Select this option to enable or disable parity checking on the
SCSI bus by the host adapter. The default setting for this option is on (yes).
NOTE: If this option is set ON, be certain that the peripheral SCSI device also has this option turned
Enable Host Adapter BIOS. This option controls the host adapter usage of SCSI disk
I/O routines inside the host adapter BIOS. By disabling this option you will eliminate
the host adapters ability to utilize boot capabilities in
. Setting this to no
will also disable all subsequent features displayed by this on-screen panel. The default
setting will be on. (Yes)
BIO SUPPORT for More than Two Drives. This option supports two or more disk
drives on the SCSI bus for MS-DOS 5.0 or later when enabled. The optimum device
identification (ID) for multiple drive operation is device ID-0 for a system disk and
device ID-1 for the second drive. The default setting will be on. (Yes)
BIOS Treat Removable Disks as Fixed Disk. This option is able to treat removable
disks as fixed disks. With this option selected you can run removable disk media
without additional software drivers. The default setting will be off. (No)
BIOS Support for Bootable CD-ROM. This option allows users to boot from a CD-
ROM by replying with Yes at the prompt. Only one bootable CD-ROM will be allowed at
a time. The default setting will be off. (No)
Host Adapter Setup