[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

IDE to USB Converters

	If one buys an IDE to USB converter for an older chassis
that currently can only boot from the IDE interface, will a
bootable usb thumb drive work with such a setup?

	I actually have been using an IDE-SATA converter on these
systems but 2 of 4 SATA drives have completely died after 7 or 8
years of service and thumb drives are cheaper and can be
written to and read from on anything from a raspberry Pi to a

The SATA drives that died simply don't even act like they are
plugged in. Oh, they get slightly warm but they don't show up as
a device.

Reply to: