I've got a classroom application where due to available equipment, it
would be desirable to run some existing external SCSI hard drives off
of IDE-only equipment. This has to do with the steps of putting an
additional hard drive in service. Adding SCSI cards to the machines
is not an option (sigh).
I see there are USB-to-SCSI converters. For example, Adaptec makes
one (the USBXchange). Since in this circumstance, performance is not
an issue, only functionality, the USB speed is not a problem. I know
we could go straight to USB-attached disks but there's a price
I can't find mention of these devices being supported under Linux
anywhere. In fact, I can't figure out if they actually /need/ any
special support, or if they just "look like a disk". I know Linux
already presents USB mass storage devices through the SCSI layer.
Anybody have any news?