> >I'm trying to connect an IOmega Zip-Drive to a SPARCstation 5. Does anyone
> >know where I could obtain a SCSI cable that would connect the Zip, which has
> >a "standard" port to my Sun SCSI enclosure which uses the smaller port and
> >smaller pins? Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
> Any SCSI converter cable from SCSI HD 50 to DB25 will work. I use one
> with my PeeCee SCSI card and the Zip drive and it works fine.
> Dunno about drivers though for Solaris.. if you get it to work would
> like to know...
> = http://www.TheConductor.com/ ========================= Jamie Thingelstad
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If you haven't been to Celeste Stokely's WEB site in a while, she's added
some new links, including one to an FAQ for installing ZIP drives on a
The actual URL for this site is :
http://blackhole.eas.asu.edu/zip (This is a recent change for people who
may have bookmarked their previous site.)
They even have the /etc/format.dat entry for the ZIP drive along with
complete installation and configuration information. I've not done this,
since I don't have one of these (yet!), but it looked pretty complete.
The author of this site has installation info for the Solaris OS and the
Would be worth looking at.
Richard B. Johns
TRW Systems Integration Group, ARMY Systems Organization
"The views expressed are my own, not those of my company."