differential SCSI conversion

Doc Shipley doc at mdrconsult.com
Tue Nov 28 21:18:57 CST 2006

jim stephens wrote:

> There are converters, of which I have some that will convert SE to HVD, 
> or whatever you want to say.  The
> system won't boot off of anything but the wide HVD in any of those 
> boxes, at least from what my HP buddy
> says.  I have some boxes with 2 or 4gb of memory, that I hope to convert 
> to something else.  The converters
> show up from time to time on ebay, and about any wide to wide will 
> work.  HVD never got into the really
> exotic transfer rates, so pretty dumb SE wide drives will work as far as 
> the HVD is concerned.

   I won't claim your buddy is wrong, but I don't think I'd take his 
word for it.  I know my C160 will boot from tape or from CDROM on the SE 
chain, so I see no reason it wouldn't boot from an SE disk drive.


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