Archiving workstation hard drives

Steven N. Hirsch shirsch at
Sun Jan 28 11:21:04 CST 2007

On Fri, 19 Jan 2007, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> SunOS, unlike Linux, isn't as particular about certain details (like
> the whole IDENT requirement).  It's not that Linux _couldn't_ support,
> say, an ACB4000 w/MFM drives, but AFAIK, it never has., even back in
> the old days (I started with 0.97 with an embedded SCSI drive).

Actually, someone did write a Linux device driver module for the ACB 
series SCSI-MFM bridges.  It dates from kernel 2.0.x days, but might be 
useful if anyone is enterprising enough to pen an update.



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