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Date:      Thu, 20 Apr 95 12:54:39 MDT
From:      terry@cs.weber.edu (Terry Lambert)
To:        nwestfal@indigo.csci.csusb.edu (Neal Westfall)
Cc:        spp@vx.com, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and ATAPI/IDE CDs
Message-ID:  <9504201854.AA26332@cs.weber.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9504201828.AA13147@indigo.csci.csusb.edu> from "Neal Westfall" at Apr 20, 95 11:28:19 am

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> > No.  Even though FreeBSD has wonderful SCSI support and ATAPI is just
> > a way to cram SCSI commands down an IDE interface (suprise... bet you
> > thought there really was such a thing as an IDE CDROM drive), the
> > support isn't there yet.
> 
> Does this mean that you can attach an "IDE" CDROM to a SCSI adapter?

No, not unless the interface translation hardware is seperate.

The only seperate hardware I have converts between normal and differential
SCSI.  I suspect that you won't find any.


					Terry Lambert
					terry@cs.weber.edu
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