[Coco] Re: Coco Digest, Vol 31, Issue 23
mark at cloud9tech.com
Mon Mar 6 20:41:09 EST 2006
There is no SCSI ID for the KenTon, Disto or the TC^3 SCSI host adapters.
You can use all eight SCSI addresses on the TC^3. Doesn't matter, doesn't care.
At 3/6/2006 04:08 PM, you wrote:
>Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 13:28:26 -0800
>From: Kevin Diggs <kevdig at hypersurf.com>
>Subject: Re: [Coco] RE: Tandy Hard Disk Controller
>To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>Message-ID: <440CA97A.2050403 at hypersurf.com>
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> >>Huh? I thought by definition in the SCSI spec everything had to
> >>SCSI id? Is there a short cut that I am not aware of?
>You are correct. Every device needs a unique SCSI ID, but on many of the
>very old (someone mentioned an old Adaptec SCSI interface recently), the
>address of the host was hard wired to 7, with no easy way of changing it
>other than cutting traces/soldering. This gives the false impression that
>there is no ID fo rthat adapter, since it is not user settable.
> Mark Marlette wrote:
> > In all of my years of working with SCSI on the CoCo. I have NEVER seen
> > CoCo host adapter have a SCSI ID.
> > For many reasons, it is not this simple.
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