Re: ULTRA ATA/100 announced

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 19:12:39 EST

On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Dominik Kubla wrote:

> 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

Not valid use of ATA

> then 2 devices to an IDE channel. Or connect a scanner through IDE?


> SCSI is far more versatile than a simple disk drive connector.

I never stated that SCSI is not VALID!
I am only try to get people think and not act like drones based on
history, because things have changed.

Several of the new ATA-100 hosts support bus tristating for hotswap
without special tras.

Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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