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Re: Relocation of Elgar to FU Berlin


On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 08:33:42PM +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On 06/09/2013 05:51 PM, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> >>Christian had procured IDE to SCSI adapters years ago - not sure
> >>these are still available for sale anywhere. That would be about the
> >>only option to hook up a large disk via SCSI. (We'd also need to
> >>test and debug the SCSI driver, of course).
> >
> >They are EXPENSIVE... I can't believe that I paid 100EUR per piece. But
> >nowadays you want SATA-IDE adapters, they run at about the same price, I
> >think they were from acard. Sorry, I don't have my bookmarks here, I just
> >arrived in Thun. And suddenly things don't seem so expensive anymore ;-)
> >Other IDE options are the CF-IDE (or SD-IDE) converters, remember, the one I
> >use to resurrect my Falcon? For booting that should work, but of cource not
> >for chroot storage.
> I have a large collection of 36GB SCA [1] hard disks, some of them are
> even 72GB. Those were once part of a large Alpha server and could
> probably be hooked up to the Amigas with an adapter much cheaper.

True - I have one or two of these adapters spare over here that could be
used. Are these SCS disks wide or narrow data path? I had trouble with the
wide ones via adapter on my PC, can't remember whether these worked on m68k. 



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