From: STeve Andre' (andres_at_msu.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 22 2000 - 21:52:15 EDT
Can you show me an example of that on any of the modern SCSI disks
and controllers of today? I will agree that that was the case back when
SASI was turning into SCSI--boy I remember that one well (Ugh!).
But these days I can't imagine such a mis-match happening. If you know
of one I'd like to hear it off list.
At 07:58 PM 4/22/00 -0500, rudolph wratten wrote:
>The problem with SCSI is that, unlike IDE, it really is not universal, this
>is to say, you can not connect just anyones drive and any controller and
>have good service.
>Indeed, early on, there were SCSI controllers for just that brand of
>harddrive or even just a series within a companys line.
>IDE, on the other hand, because the controller is really on the drive, is
>Apple computer, a long supporter of SCSI, is now putting IDE in its
>And, let's not forget, PCMCIA is nothing more than an extension of IDE
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