preservation: linux and ST506/412 - SCSI bridge boards
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 26 19:09:21 CDT 2006
> > Torch QaudX.
> Mine use SCSI drives luckily (although I gather it's more common for them to
No QuadX configuration can be considered 'common', surely?
> have ST506 drives and abridge board). I've only ever seen bridge boards on the
> XXX, though.
Actually, I think QaudX machines did generally have SCSI hard drives and
a Manta board for the floppy (for the rst of the people here, Torch
boards were named after water creatures, the mainboard in a XXX is a
Stickleback, the memory expansion board for that is a Limpet, and so on).
XXXes had either the Omti board (which linked to a floppy drive and an
ST412 hard disk ) or the SCSI hard disk and a Manta.
 The original Torch hard drives were NEC units, and they are
well-known for developping stiction...
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