Adaptec 1522A SCSI Support (was re: New TestFDC Results Registry)
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Fri Jan 19 02:08:06 CST 2018
Didn’t early SUN gear have SCSI floppy drives?
From: Fred Cisin via cctalk
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:18 PM
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
Subject: Re: Adaptec 1522A SCSI Support (was re: New TestFDC Results
On Thu, 18 Jan 2018, Jason T via cctalk wrote:
> Has anyone using one of these cards made use of the SCSI function? It
> has a Centronics 50 connector, which isn't terribly useful unless
> you've got the right cable, but if you're building an all-in-one
> imaging machine, it might be handy to have SCSI capability as well.
> It seems the driver hasn't been in Linux for quite a few versions.
> Not sure about the BSDs.
A few SCSI floppy drives existed, but they were never very common.
Only SCSI floppy that I remember having was a "Floptical" (20MB), that
also handled 1.4M
Or, are you suggesting putting together an imaging machine that also
handles HDD, CD-ROM, some tape cartridges, etc.?
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