Troubleshooting, Initio – Initio INI-9090U User Manual
In the following section you will find commonly asked questions and answers to problems
encountered during the installation of your host adapter.
Why isnt the INI-9XXX banner !!! Press <CRTL><I> for SmartSCSI Setup Utility
!!! displayed when I power up the host system?
Verify that all cabling to the host adapter is installed correctly, refer to the hardware
installation section of this manual.
On boot-up the message SCSI BIOS Installed is displayed, but my system hangs.
Verify that the CMOS interrupt structure is set to INTA and the CMOS IRQ level
matches the jumper settings on the motherboard. Refer to your PC user manual.
On boot-up, not all the peripherals are scanned and recognized.
Verify that each of the SCSI devices on the bus has its own distinct SCSI ID number
and all peripherals are receiving power. Refer to your peripheral manual for informa-
tion regarding changing SCSI IDs.
Verify the SCSI Termination is set correctly. Make sure the last peripheral on the
SCSI bus has termination. See the peripheral manual for proper termination
After the above steps are executed, if you are still not recognizing all attached
peripherals, configure the host adapter to operate in an Asynchronous Transfer
mode by changing its setting under the SCSI Devices Setup section of the
SmartSCSI Setup Utility. This feature is discussed thoroughly in the chapter entitled
Host Adapter Setup.
On boot-up I get a message Missing Operating System, displayed. The boot drive
is greater than 1 gigabyte.
Verify the DOS SPACE> 1 GB is enabled in the INI-9XXX SmartSCSI Setup Utility.
Under SCO UnixWare, the system displays a panic message or crashes during
Reboot the system and verify that the INI-9100A is using IRQ10. Please Refer to
your system documentation to set the interrupt levels and your peripheral docu-
mentation for help in setting SCSI IDs.
In order to boot from the old UnixWare kernel, reboot the system and execute the
Begin an interactive boot session by pressing the <SPACEBAR> at the
BOOTING UNIXWARE prompt.
At the system [boot]# prompt, type KERNEL=unix.org <ENTER>
Type go <ENTER>.