[rescue] SCSI solutions for Sparcstation Voyager
raubvogel at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 05:17:55 CST 2018
An odd request: for those who have said adapter, please document the
pinout. AFAIK, it is just a cable, so with that info new shining
cables can be made.
On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 7:17 PM Steve Hatle <shatle at nfldinet.com> wrote:
> 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
> the solution!
> 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
> >> adapter.
> > 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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