Machine Independent Storage Idea...

Tore Sinding Bekkedal toresbe at ifi.uio.no
Thu Dec 7 10:28:32 CST 2006


On Thu, 2006-12-07 at 10:11 -0600, Jay West wrote:
> I would think the best interface to a host is serial (from a common 
> denominator standpoint), and then provide different software on each host to 
> make it appear as a drive of the chosen type.

Wouldn't it make more sense to design SCSI cards for the different
machines which emulated the various relevant native disk/tape
interfaces? It would allow you to hook up any ol' removable media, or
just design a SCSI removable flash drive or something...

-Tore




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