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 <p>All models have 64 MB RAM and a PATA disk interface. Note that newer StorCenter models use an ARM CPU and are not supported.</p>  <p>All models have 64 MB RAM and a PATA disk interface. Note that newer StorCenter models use an ARM CPU and are not supported.</p>
 <p>To install NetBSD/sandpoint you will have to open the case for getting access to the serial console. This is shown here for the Single Drive model.</p></td>  <p>To install NetBSD/sandpoint you will have to open the case for getting access to the serial console. This is shown here for the Single Drive model.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_portrait.jpg" alt="StorCenter Single Drive" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_portrait.jpg" alt="StorCenter Single Drive" /></td>
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Line 30  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 30  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
 <table>  <table>
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open1.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 1" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open1.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 1" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>The Single Drive model is somewhat tricky to open. Move the cover by applying some force into the direction away from the interface bezel. It will eventually snap open. Then remove the metal shielding. Again, there are no screws. It is held in place by some brackets. Just pull it upwards and you will see the hard disk.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>The Single Drive model is somewhat tricky to open. Move the cover by applying some force into the direction away from the interface bezel. It will eventually snap open. Then remove the metal shielding. Again, there are no screws. It is held in place by some brackets. Just pull it upwards and you will see the hard disk.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open2.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 2" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open2.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 2" /></td>
 </tr>  </tr>
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Line 40  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 40  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
 <table>  <table>
 <tbody>  <tbody>
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open3.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 3" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open3.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 3" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Do not try to access the screws, which are securing the disk drive, through the plastic vents. To be able to pull the metal case up we have to remove four screws at the bottom first, which are hidden behind a plastic plate. Pry open the plastic plate using a levering tool, like a screw driver. You will need some force to do that.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Do not try to access the screws, which are securing the disk drive, through the plastic vents. To be able to pull the metal case up we have to remove four screws at the bottom first, which are hidden behind a plastic plate. Pry open the plastic plate using a levering tool, like a screw driver. You will need some force to do that.</p></td>
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Line 49  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 49  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
 <table>  <table>
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open4.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 4" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open4.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 4" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws at the bottom. Now you can easily pull the metal case out.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws at the bottom. Now you can easily pull the metal case out.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open5.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 5" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open5.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 5" /></td>
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Line 59  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive Line 59  Disassemble the StorCenter Single Drive
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open6.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 6" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_open6.jpg" alt="StorCenter disassembly step 6" /></td>
 <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws which are securing the hard disk and unplug its connectors. Also remove the fan and the LED from the metal case. Now you can pull the mainboard out of the metal case, by moving it into the direction of the rear bezel.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>Remove the four screws which are securing the hard disk and unplug its connectors. Also remove the fan and the LED from the metal case. Now you can pull the mainboard out of the metal case, by moving it into the direction of the rear bezel.</p></td>
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Line 75  serial interface. The pin assignments ar Line 75  serial interface. The pin assignments ar
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_board.jpg" alt="StorCenter mainboard" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_board.jpg" alt="StorCenter mainboard" /></td>
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Line 100  serial interface. The pin assignments ar Line 100  serial interface. The pin assignments ar
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 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_header.jpg" alt="Header pin assignments" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_header.jpg" alt="Header pin assignments" /></td>
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Line 112  Attaching a serial cable Line 112  Attaching a serial cable
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 <td align="left"><p>It is not recommended to solder a header onto <code>J11</code>, because then you would no longer be able to close the case. Instead you should just solder a 4-wire ribbon cable, which is flat enough to hide under the disk drive. Also make sure to choose a small 4-pin plug, which you can connect to your external cable with the actual D-SUB 9 connector. Alternatively you can cut a hole into the case.</p></td>  <td align="left"><p>It is not recommended to solder a header onto <code>J11</code>, because then you would no longer be able to close the case. Instead you should just solder a 4-wire ribbon cable, which is flat enough to hide under the disk drive. Also make sure to choose a small 4-pin plug, which you can connect to your external cable with the actual D-SUB 9 connector. Alternatively you can cut a hole into the case.</p></td>
 <td align="left"><img src="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_cable.jpg" alt="StorCenter serial cable attached" /></td>  <td align="left"><img src="http://www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/iomega_ser_cable.jpg" alt="StorCenter serial cable attached" /></td>
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Line 125  to be converted into regular RS232 level Line 125  to be converted into regular RS232 level
 you are not anxious using a soldering iron you find detailed  you are not anxious using a soldering iron you find detailed
 instructions how to build such a converter here:  instructions how to build such a converter here:
   
 -   [Serial adapter for 3.3V TTL](http://www.netbsd.org/ports/sandpoint/ttl2rs232.html)  -   [Serial adapter for 3.3V TTL](http://www.NetBSD.org/ports/sandpoint/ttl2rs232.html)
   
 Make sure that the layout of the plug fits to the pinout of the  Make sure that the layout of the plug fits to the pinout of the
 StorCenter's serial header, as shown above.  StorCenter's serial header, as shown above.
Line 224  done Line 224  done
 Bytes transferred = 74732 (123ec hex)  Bytes transferred = 74732 (123ec hex)
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   <a name="altboot_install"></a>
 Boot the INSTALL kernel with altboot  Boot the INSTALL kernel with altboot
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Line 231  Now you can use `altboot` to launch the  Line 232  Now you can use `altboot` to launch the 
 installing NetBSD. You may choose to load it with TFTP or from NFS. For TFTP  installing NetBSD. You may choose to load it with TFTP or from NFS. For TFTP
 you have to enable `tftpd(8)` in `/etc/inetd.conf`, and for NFS there is  you have to enable `tftpd(8)` in `/etc/inetd.conf`, and for NFS there is
 a documentation at [The Network File  a documentation at [The Network File
 System](http://www.&os;.org/docs/guide/en/chap-net-services.html#chap-net-services-nfs).  System](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/guide/en/chap-net-services.html#chap-net-services-nfs).
 But in both cases you have to set up a DHCP server, which is explained  But in both cases you have to set up a DHCP server, which is explained
 in the [DHCP Howto](http://www.&os;.org/docs/network/dhcp.html). An  in the [DHCP Howto](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/network/dhcp.html). An
 appropriate `dhcpd.conf` entry could look like this:  appropriate `dhcpd.conf` entry could look like this:
   
             host storcenter {              host storcenter {
Line 341  the kernel via network and launches it: Line 342  the kernel via network and launches it:
   
 Just follow the usual procedure to install a NetBSD system.  Just follow the usual procedure to install a NetBSD system.
   
 <img src="//www.netbsd.org/images/ports/sandpoint/install_window.jpg" alt="Sandpoint installation window" /></td>  <img src="//www.NetBSD.org/images/ports/sandpoint/install_window.jpg" alt="Sandpoint installation window" /></td>
   
 Post installation steps  Post installation steps
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