[rescue] Drives for T1s/V100s
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Sep 5 12:44:27 CDT 2008
On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 12:40:20PM -0500, Mike Hebel wrote:
> 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
> >> speed.
> > 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.
> Yep. Expensive:
I wasn't talking about a unit for business use. Something from ebay
would be fine. All together units are still pricy, but I have nothing
against buying a drive and 411 or 611 seperately. And if fact I'm
fairly certain I have a reusable 411 or 611 sitting around anyway.
> > 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:
I can't tell from the picture, but is that just a regular 40 pin IDE on
the side that plugs into the motherboard? If so, why couldn't I use a
regular laptop drive->IDE connector?
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