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SubjectRe: boot from zip drive?
On Fri, 27 Mar 1998, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:

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> On Fri, 27 Mar 1998, Brian Gerst wrote:
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> > I'm sure an ATAPI zip drive could be booted too, if your BIOS lets you
> > boot from other than c: (like mine, a Tyan Tomcat motherboard).
> >
>
> Yes, sure.
>
> > My SCSI Zip (internal) can go on any SCSI id, not just 5 or 6. Not sure
> > about the external SCSI zip or Zip Plus in SCSI mode.
>
> The external Zip has 2 switches on the back, one is termination on/off,
> the other is id 5/6 (I think, could be 4/5, or 3/4 tho). It definatly
> isn't 0 or 1.
>
> I've no idea about the Zip Plus, they may well have put a proper id switch
> on it, then again they can save a few pennies with by not using one.
>
I own a zip plus, it only accepts 5/6 and so did the scsi one (had one till
it got the "Click of Death".) tho the plus does auto termination, where the
zip scsi did not.

Mark

Mark Szlaga mszlaga@umd.umich.edu http://www.umd.umich.edu/~mszlaga/
/dev/hdb5 - 0.5Gb of spinning metal, all alone in the night...


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