Sonic Systems SCSI to Ethernet drivers

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Sonic Systems SCSI to Ethernet drivers

Last night I found an old Sonic Systems SCSI to Ethernet adapter (hereafter s/e). After a quick google and a translation I found that Focus have a driver called Etherlan SC which is supposed to work with the adapter. Everytime I boot my computer, a message stating that Etherlan SC is not responding to SCSI commands. Details of the setup are below:

Mac OS 7.5.3
Mac TCP 2.0.6
Mac Classic II
SCSI ID: 3

Every time i try to change from local talk to "ethernet (alternative)". I get the same message.

I am assuming that i might be using the wrong drivers. Can anybody shine some light on this situation??

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the plot thickens

So a little more googling revealed that the Sonic micro s/e device is in fact a farallon OEM. only problem is with the farallon site now gone where is the best place to find drivers

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You could give www.driverguid

You could give www.driverguide.com a try they have all kinds of drivers to download.

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For drivers, try: http://w

For drivers, try:

http://www.maximumdebian.org/docs/mirrors/macdrivermuseum/network.html

It isn't a good idea to use SCSI ID3 for external devices with a Mac. SCSI ID3 is the default for internal Mac CD-ROM drives.

System 7.5.3 may also be a problem. I was unable to find System 7.5.x compatible drivers for my Focus/API EtherLAN SCSI adapter.

Phil

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missing macdrivermuseum - 'nuther mirror

Here's an (older?) mirror.

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Ok thanks,It's working no

Ok thanks,

It's working now!

EDIT: How do i get it to see the rest of my apple talk network? when i open chooser there are no options

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Double Edit: After a reins

Double Edit:
After a reinstall of 7.5.3 the classic sees my osx (10.3.8) machine however in chooser i get the message along the lines of "AFP version is incompatiable with Apple Talk. Contact you network administrator for more assistance"?

Do i need to update to a later verson of mac os or is there a fix somewhere?

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Open Transport

I think you need to install Open Transport 1.1.2.

http://download.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Apple_Software_Updates/English-North_American/Macintosh/Networking-Communications/Open_Transport/

I don't know if this is compatible with the SCSI adptor, however.But there's no harm in trying.

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when i reinstalled 7.5.3, i s

when i reinstalled 7.5.3, i selected open transport as part of the install, checked the control panel folder for the related files but upon reboot they had disappeared?!?

Other problem is the classic only has 4mb or ram.

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different control panels

OT uses different Control Panels. USe AppleTalk and tcp/ip to set it up. You will need to choose the driver in each.

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Work with me here

Ok

After realising that i had forgot to install the network software switch (to switch between o/t and classic networking) I...

- reinstalled 7.5.3
- switched to open transport 1.1.2
- installed the latest micro scsi drivers
- had a break from copying floppies
- opened chooser
- held my breath...

"The file server uses and incompatiable version of the AFP protocol. You cannot connect to it. Please contact the server administrator."

[New Thoughts]
Mac OS 9 works ok with it, I'm thinkng of obtaining a FTP client, my DHCP server doesn't seem to want to allocate an IP address to the machine.
[/New Thoughts]

I only have about 2mb left on the hard drive so upgrading to the latest version of anything is pretty much out of the quesiton.

Any other suggestions?

PS: no preview option?

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Re: Work with me here

pepicool wrote:

"The file server uses and incompatiable version of the AFP protocol. You cannot connect to it. Please contact the server administrator."

I only have about 2mb left on the hard drive so upgrading to the latest version of anything is pretty much out of the quesiton.

Install the AppleShare 3.8 extension in place of the version you currently have. This will allow you to talk to AppleShareIP servers (eg the built-in filesharing for OS X). Ignore the warning that the software requires System 7.6 -- it works fine with System 7.5.3 or higher. The extension itself is about 600KB but the download is bigger.

Phil

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