Re: (OT) Storage (8*IDE HDs) any experiences?
On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 07:46:42PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 11:03:06AM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Monday 30 April 2001 00:04, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > I don't see why. Nor is this any different to any external drives.
> > > You have a hefty ground connection between the power supplies anyway
> > > (the mains, plus the metal case acting as ground).
> > External drives generally don't use an ATA interface! I am not confidant of
> > the main earth acting as a suitable earth for the DC power.
> True, but I don't see this as a big issue.
You could connect the DC grounds of the two supplies together safely.
Don't connect any other rails together though.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>