Re: Zip drive with IDE

Bernhard Rosenkraenzer (
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 01:23:15 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Vampy wrote:

> Hello. I was looking for backup driver for my linux box. I read about the
> linux-zipDrive-howto in sunsite. And it said that the external zip drive
> is SCSI designed. I have an IDE controller. Is it possible external zip
> dirve will work on my computer if I compiled my kernel to support SCSI
> device?

Absolutely, as the ZIP drive has an internal SCSI controller.
Make sure to compile SCSI Disk support as well as IOMEGA PPA3 support in.