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Re: Relocation of Elgar to FU Berlin

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:54 AM, schmitz
<schmitz@biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Any chance you connected the wide disk through a wide/narrow adapter
>> to the narrow connector of a _wide_ SCSI card? In that case, the SCSI
>> chip still sees a wide disk, while the data path is narrow.
> That might well have been the case - so if the card can't do wide we should
> be safe?

Yes. That's how I attached my first wide drive (to the MESH on my LongTrail).
It did not work attached to a borrowed Symbios '875 (wide) card, due to the use
of a narrow cable :-)



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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