[rescue] Drives for T1s/V100s
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Fri Sep 5 12:40:20 CDT 2008
A talking watermelon whispered a message to me from: Mike Hebel
> A talking watermelon whispered a message to me from: Joshua Boyd
>> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 01:20:26PM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> I'm just asking, but what about a USB DVD drive?
>> That would be unbelieably slow for OS installs. If I wanted an external
>> drive, I could hunt down a SCSI DVD drive, which would be a much better
> And at least twice as much money. Or at least that was my experience when
> I bought an _internal_ SCSI DVD drive to go in my E450.
> I know the laptop drives do work in those systems but I can't recall what
> the name of the connecting kit is for them at the moment. You need the
> little back-board and the ribbon cable to do it.
Oof. I just found the part:
Unfortunately that's also expensive and the cost of using it and a laptop
DVD drive exceeds the external SCSI DVD drive. Count me surprised...
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