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Re: Relocation of Elgar to FU Berlin

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
> SATA->SCSI adapters should be cheaper, as they don't need such logic
> (SATA really is a SCSI variant). There will probably stil be some logic
> in between to read the SCSI command on one interface and rewrite it on
> the other (SATA isn't parallel scsi anymore, so there _is_ a

I think you're mixing up SAS and SATA here. Both go over the same physical
link, but SAS is derived from SCSI (and a superset of SATA), while SATA
itself is derived from (parallel) ATA.

> difference), but that logic should be simpler and thus probably not as
> expensive. Alternatively, CF->IDE adapters don't need to translate at
> all, so if you need IDE I'd suggest doing that. I bought two of those
> for about €10 apiece (IIRC) a few years back (they're in use in two
> powermacs).



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