[rescue] Macs & IDE vs. SCSI

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Sat Apr 12 15:35:04 CDT 2003

On Sat, 12 Apr 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

> > I gotta admit, though, it'd be sweet to get rid of all these damned
> > ribbon cables and have little tiny 8mm ISDN-ish disk cables instead.
> > Imagine how much less cluttered PC cases would be if instead of being
> > full of airflow-blocking 50- and 68-pin ribbon cable, you just had an
> > input and an output port on each disk and little jumper cables that
> > you plugged from drive to drive, with an active terminator plugged
> > directly into the last disk's output port.
>    Well, there's FibreChannel...

The whole "using dedicated rack chassis in all instances" or "screw
terminals on Tcards" stuff isn't so great.  There's got to be a better way
to do it physically.

Peace...  Sridhar

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