SASI and XT/IDE info
ethan.dicks at usap.gov
Mon Nov 26 19:17:13 CST 2007
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 04:49:26PM -0800, Fred Cisin wrote:
> there were some adapter/controller boards that permitted connecting an MFM
> drive to an SASI board. (similar to the OMTI boards for hanging MFM on
There is one of those in the CBM 9060 and CBM 9090 drives.
> It MIGHT be close enough to SCSI to be possible to modify a SCSI drive
> into an SASI one.
I've often mused about investigating the 90x0 firmware to see if it's
possible/reasonable to make the "DOS Board" speak SCSI rather than SASI,
but that's one of those long-term projects that just hasn't come up in
the queue yet.
> IF you discard it, then next week, you will find an SASI drive with no
> controller board.
That is the way of things.
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