[rescue] SCSI solutions for Sparcstation Voyager
shatle at nfldinet.com
Sun Nov 11 18:17:51 CST 2018
Yes - he was thinking of ADTX...
This thread reminded me of the fact that some late model Powerbooks had
these adapters. A trip to the basement of doom this afternoon turned up
a Powerbook that had an ADTX adapter in it with a 2GB Toshiba drive. The
IDE drive was bad, but more digging turned up a 6.4GB laptop drive.
Plugged the two together and into the Voyager, and now probe-scsi is
showing the ADTX device at SCSI ID 3.
So - now off to find some install media...
I need to deal with the IDPROM, and may still consider a SCSI2SD, but
that's a little more back-burner now.
Thanks to all of you for the discussion and the reminder that provided
Mouse wrote on 11/11/18 9:43 AM:
>>> For my Voyager, I found a SCSI-to-IDE adapter that was thin enough
>>> that (and mounted such that) when combined with a thin (~5mm thick)
>>> IDE laptop drive, the result fit in the Voyager. [...]
>> I believe that Mouse is thinking of the ADTX SCSI to IDE laptop drive
> Possibly. The name doesn't sound right, but those memories are old
> enough that I have little confidence that that means anything. (It was
> back in the late '80s or early '90s that I did that conversion.)
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