[rescue] New(old) scanner
alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Nov 24 13:30:25 CST 2004
I've just been given a UMAX narrow-SCSI flatbed scanner as part of some
I don't have an external narrow-SCSI port on babylon5, nor a SCSI
wide-to-narrow adapter, nor an extra PCI narrow-SCSI controller. I do,
however, have a Sparcstation LX with narrow SCSI, running OpenBSD.
Does anyone know a way I could connect the scanner to the LX and share
it to other *nix machines over the network?
Alternatively, does anyone have a spare narrow-SCSI PCI controller lying
(I wish I'd thought further ahead on this ... I'd probably have hung
onto the QLogic SCSI controller I just sold to Dan Duncan.)
One more option: Anyone have any experience with, or recommendations
for, a USB2.0-to-SCSI adapter? I have extra USB ports just about coming
out of my ears.
('Course, they're not cheap.... but it would have the advantage of
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