[rescue] Voyager port identification / 2.5" scsi ide laptop adapter
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Mon Oct 20 23:09:45 CDT 2008
If they have any left .... originally designed for mac laptops - have tested mine up to 250gb ....
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--- On Mon, 10/20/08, wa2egp at att.net <wa2egp at att.net> wrote:
> From: wa2egp at att.net <wa2egp at att.net>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Voyager port identification
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Date: Monday, October 20, 2008, 10:40 PM
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: der Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG>
> > > The only thing I want to do is put a bigger hard
> drive in it.
> > I found some laptop-targeted IDE<->SCSI adapters
> that worked in the
> > direction necessary here (IDE disk, SCSI host); with a
> modern thin IDE
> > laptop drive, it all fits in the space available.
> > Of course, if you aren't actually lugging it, you
> can use pretty much
> > any bog-standard Sun-compatible external SCSI disk;
> IIRC it has the
> > same external SCSI connector as the rest of the
> sun4c/sun4m line.
> > > Well, that and rebuilt the battery pack. :)
> > ...that too...
> those adapters were discussed a few years ago and I
> didn't pick up on it (I believe it was concerning the
> Tadpole laptops). The biggest SCSI laptop drive I've
> been able to get my hands on is 1.2 gig. At least I can put
> on more than the basic OS. I'll have to look for one
> of those adapter boards. Another project. :)
> rescue list -
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