Re: SCSI DVDs, any models to avoid?
From: DoN. Nichols (dnichols_at_d-and-d.com)
Date: 10 Jun 2005 13:43:57 -0400
In article <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>,
andy thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On 6 Jun 2005, Doug McIntyre wrote:
>> John Burns <email@example.com> writes:
>> >Who supplies the SCSI DVDs for Suns? Toshiba? I know there's one Toshiba
>> >model that has an issue booting OS CDs.
>> >Basically wondering if most SCSI DVDs work OK.
>> There aren't many vendors of SCSI based DVDs, especially now-a-days.
>> I've had zero problems with Pioneer though. They've worked well on my
>> Sun machines.
>Yamaha do a SCSI to IDE interface card that piggy-backs onto their CD and
>DVD IDE-bus drives, allowing them to be used as full SCSI drives.
A company named ACARD also makes a series of such bridge cards.
> I don't
>know if this interface converter works with drives from other makes or how
>well these converter/drive combinations work in Suns but it works fine
>under FreeBSD on an x86 PC box.
It is possible to boot & install from one of these, so I think
that it is good enough.
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