SCSI to IDE bridges...
arcarlini at iee.org
Tue Sep 23 13:05:14 CDT 2008
Zane H. Healy wrote:
>I need newer versions, but I'm still considering buying some. This
>a good way to get a cheap *BIG* disk on a VMS system for backing up the
>disks to. Anyone happen to know how large of disks these support?
>EIDE drives are getting harder to find. This might also be a good way
>add a CD or DVD burner to a system.
Doesn't say. 100GB IDE drives are basically free. I'd really like to get
of that size (or maybe a bit bigger) onto my VAXstation 4000-90.
>Here is a warning for anyone looking to use these under VMS though,
>not support Volume Shadowing. As such I'd really only recommend using
>for a disk to backup to.
This sounds like you've tried?
I recently had a go at putting a 140GB SCA-80 SCSI disk on my VAXstation
and it didn't want to know. I've not investigated very far and it may be
very simple, but it just diudn't play ball. Similarly a 68-pin 36GB
work. I do, however, have 3 18GB 68-pin SCSI disks working in there
So a simple solution that works in my VS4k90 would be really nice. If
has one working in such an environment, I'd certainly be keen to know.
FWIW: I don't care about volume shadowing too much. I just want to image
all my ODS-2 CDs to a disk. Actually, having gone to all that trouble
want to back that disk up to another one that would then just sit on the
but otherwise I'm not too concerned about backup!
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