[conspire] questions re firewire pci card and firewire enclosure for 30GB hard drive

Darlene Wallach freepalestin at dslextreme.com
Thu Dec 28 14:41:06 PST 2006

Paul Reiber wrote:
> Darlene - SVLUG was recently given a bunch of hardware by Marc Merlin.
> Only _some_ of it isn't really useful for our rack-mount needs.  That 
> includes
> a number of external disk drive enclosures.  You're welcome to grab one and
> see if it suits your needs.
> They're SCSI not firewire... but it'd be easy enough to adapt them to 
> handle
> a firewire drive, by running the firewire cable directly to the drive
> itself rather
> than using enclosure-specific cabling.
> The power supply and box itself should serve you well.
> Please let me know if you're interested & we'll work out the details.
> Best,
> -Paul


That is very generous of Marc Merlin. Thank you for your
generous offer.

However, my current internal hard drive is IDE (ATA) so
the scsi external disk drive enclosure wouldn't fit
my hardware needs.


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