Difference between IDE and SCSI ??

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Feb 4 16:37:09 UTC 2008

> I thought firewire was the first serial connection that could beat 
> parallel buses like scsi - somewhere mid-90's.  At least on consumer 
> equipment.

Depends what you define as 'consumer' so we've now got a narrow date
window and a narrow product range - keep trying. For servers fibrechannel
was the fast stuff and ethernet was faster than IDE/SCSI at various times.

For basic comms RS485 is faster than parallel port in general

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