SCSI to IDE bridges...
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 16:55:46 CDT 2008
Alexander Schreiber wrote:
> Honestly, I can't speak for the 5.25" ones, as I only dealt with the
> 3.5" ones. Which sucked. It got to the point were I ran RAID1 on my
> Sneakernet link (i.e. copying all data to _two_ disks instead of one,
> hoping that I would be able to read at least one of them 30-60 minutes
> later at home. That worked. Mostly. *sigh*).
Heh. I got into the habit of making multiple copies of things onto the same
disk - quite often I'd get home and find that the 'main' copy was faulty, but
that one of the backups read OK. I don't think I ever found that all of my
copies were dead (thus needing me to assemble things using good sectors from
Times when the entire disk just went south seemed pretty rare, thankfully.
(Incidentally I used to get 3.5" DD BASF media for free, and rarely had any
problems with that - but the HD stuff was a nightmare)
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