scsi? port question
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Nov 5 07:39:46 CDT 2010
On 11/4/10 11:58 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> I thought all of the 5.25" SMD drives came out more than a decade
>> after that style of chassis would've been common.
> Really? ISTR that chassis style was in vogue from about 1981-1986 or so.
> I'm not asserting that 5.25" SMD wasn't later, but I'm wondering about
> how much later.
The least capacious 5.25" SMD drive I've seen was 1.2GB. The drive
technology contemporary with that chassis style would have been in the
10-30MB range. That's why I doubt it. (no other reason really)
>> I'd really be
>> surprised if it were SMD, even if the 60/26-pin connectors would be a
>> huge coincidence.
> If it _is_ 60/26, I'd be surprised if it turned out to be something
> other than SMD. I think it's not enough pins for an ISA extension,
> but that's another possibility.
The rear of the chassis doesn't suggest that it's an ISA expansion
box; there are no slots.
> I'm mostly speculating about what fits the external appearance based
> on all sorts of products that were available at one point. It really
> would help to know more about the internal cabling to make a more
> targeted guess.
Port Charlotte, FL
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