[rescue] Apple 2GB Quantum Fireball ST SCSI HD

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Aug 7 08:59:31 CDT 2008

On Aug 7, 2008, at 12:40 AM, James Birdsall wrote:
>> Couldn't you use a SCSI to IDE adapter, paired with a CompactFlash  
>> to IDE adapter, in combination with a 1GB CF card?
>> --Patrick
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> Having tried for solid-state SCSI storage multiple times, it's not  
> as easy as it sounds. Around the turn of the millenium, I tried  
> every SCSI-based card reader I could get my hands on. Most of them  
> didn't work; one of them did, but it wouldn't boot a machine. About  
> a year ago, I tried the chain listed above, only to discover that  
> the SCSI to IDE adapter would only work with disks which supported  
> UDMA, and the CF card only supported PIO. I've heard that there are  
> CF cards now which do support UDMA, so the prospects may have  
> improved.

You can also get flash modules meant to plug directly into the IDE  
header from logicsupply.com.  I've been using those at work and they  
have been way more compatible than CF cards were.

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