WTB: Emulex MT-02 controller

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 21:14:41 CDT 2008


Tony Duell wrote:
>> IIRC, QIC-02 uses handshaking; QIC-36 does not.
> 
> YEs. That's because QIC36 is a low-level 'raw' interfce, you're talking 
> to the read/write head almost directly (a bit like a floppy drive 
> interface), whereas QIC02 is a much higher level 'formatted' interface, a 
> it like SCSI.

Is the protocol that goes to the tape head in a QIC02 drive similar to 
QIC36?

Peace...  Sridhar



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