Re: ULTRA ATA/100 announced

From: Dominik Kubla (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 13:28:10 EST

On Mon, Jun 05, 2000 at 05:49:09PM +0100, Stephen Torri wrote:
> If we get ATA/100 then why buy SCSI?

Ever tried to share an IDE disk between two hosts? Or to hook more
then 2 devices to an IDE channel. Or connect a scanner through IDE?
SCSI is far more versatile than a simple disk drive connector.

Dominik Kubla

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