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SubjectRe: Triton DMA
Gerard Roudier wrote:
>
> My opinion about IDE BUS is that it is not a suitable IO bus for mass
> storage devices, but looks like some extension of some system bus, since
> it is neither terminated, nor uses differential signals.

The IDE bus *is* terminated.

And, yes, it *was* originally a simple extension of the IBM-AT (ISA)
bus,
but has evolved slightly since then.

> If I enjoyed driving trabants with race car engine, I would probably
> use IDE Ultra 33 devices.
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mlord@pobox.com
The Linux IDE guy

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