[lkml]   [2002]   [Mar]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: IDE and hot-swap disk caddies

> > > You can paint a goose yellow and call it a duck, but it is still a goose.
> > > The electrical/electronic interface will kill you!
> >
> > USB mass storage is not SCSI (in some cases), either. [Ouch, and some
> > usb-storage devices *are* IDE.]
> >
> > So it makes sense to view IDE as very odd SCSI controllers.
> IDE is very different. Its like calling NFS Netware. The upper layer
> behaviour is fairly similar, and both ATAPI and USB mass storage is SCSI
> alike (note if its not SCSI like its not USB mass storage its something else
> eg a vendor specific driver).

I have seen USB mass storage devices with ide connector on them, so it
is certainly possible to translate between scsi and ide. If it makes
sense from performance standpoint.... I don't know.

Casualities in World Trade Center: ~3k dead inside the building,
cryptography in U.S.A. and free speech in Czech Republic.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [W:0.108 / U:6.020 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site