XTIDE controller now available

Geoffrey Reed geoffr at zipcon.net
Mon Oct 5 14:39:25 CDT 2009




>On 10/4/09 5:47 PM, "Steven Hirsch" <snhirsch at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> What am I not understanding about the need for this product?  I have about
> a half-dozen 8-bit ISA IDE controllers, mostly Seagate branded.  Didn't
> think they were particularly rare.
> 
> Steve
> 

>From what this sounds like it is able to talk to large capacity IDE drives,
presumedly 16-bit IDE drives.  The older XT ide controllers by seagate (that
I had) were limited to a handful of drives that could do 8-bit wide data
transfers and were very limited capacity wise.





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