[Coco] [Color Computer] Iomega SCSI internal zip drive on ebay
mmarlett at isd.net
Wed Nov 24 09:02:15 EST 2004
At 11/23/2004 08:40 PM +0000, you wrote:
Ah yes, that was the difference. Yes you can boot from the device, RSDOS
via HDB-DOS 1.1B and NitrOS-9, all good, a nice addition to the CoCo.
>Mark, I have not seen a way, or read in the manual, how to disable
>parity. However, the internal ZIP has an advantage over the external in
>that you can strap it for any drive # from 0 to 7 with jumpers. I've
>never tried booting up with a ZIP as /h0, but I see no reason why you can't.
>mmarlett at isd.net wrote:
>>Some of us use SCSI in RSDOS. :) Have to love HDB-DOS. Now that was a
>>ZIP drives generally require the interface to generate parity. Not sure if
>>the internal ZIP has the ability to disable parity. Externals don't.
>>Cloud-9 TC^3 SCSI Interface is the only parity generating interface. Very
>>simple, just never done. You can add a 74LS280 IIRC and generate, if your
>>interface doesn't do parity.
>>>since some of you use SCSI stuff on NitrOS9, I thought I'd just mention
>>>that I have an internal SCSI zip for sale on ebay now that would go
>>>nicely into an external SCSI box.
>>>Item number is 5142217960
>>>sorry for the commercial!
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