[SunRescue] Re: 9 track reel things.....
bobkey at weedcon1.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Tue Jun 20 11:22:19 CDT 2000
> > > > I have a fine old IBM AS/400 9 track reel-to-reel tape thing that I was
> > > > trying to get up for some antique unix archive resurrection, but it
> > > > has a differential scsi interface.
> > It is an IBM Model 9348-001 flat pancake thing on slides, with 1600/6250bpi
> > 125ips transport. It looks IBM made, but I dunno for sure. It looks a
> > little like the HP things, but not quite. The only info I can find is
> Bob, from what I remember you won't be able to use the 501-1902
> wide/differential controller on a sun4c machine. Well, you
> could, but they don't quite fit. There isn't enough room for
> both a 68-pin SCSI and 10base-T. They use the newer Sbus mounting
> found on the sun4m machines. One of the SCSI mounting nuts is used
> to secure the sbus card on a 4m computer.
Is there a version of a differential scsi controller that will fit
in something like an IPX or a 4c class machine? If so, is there
a part number I should be looking out for?
If not, what sort of external differential to single-ended thing should
I be looking for?
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