Difference between IDE and SCSI ??

Les hlhowell at pacbell.net
Sun Feb 3 23:26:45 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 21:20 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > There was also EIDE.
> EIDE, IDE, Fast-ATA and similar names are all essentially marketing names
> for the same ATA interface.
> > > in commercial applications.  Sun Systems almost exclusively used SCSI
> No - older Sun systems used Xylogics interfaces.
I guess I should have added a date to that statement.... Absolutes will
get you every time.  My personal experience with Sun dated from about
1990, and the systems I opened up had only SCSI in them.

Les H

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