On 01/04/2010 08:29 AM, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
I've upgraded the kernel on an old machine to 2.6.32.
Now, I cannot get the ZIP drive (ATAPI) working.
There is a /dev/hdd device and dmesg is telling me about
an IOMEGA ZIP drive, but
or even mount it,
seems to make the kernel hang (at least these commands
Are there any error messages in dmesg?
I have an old parallel-port ZIP and two 1GB JAZ drives that
are gathering dust because I've replaced all three of them
with one $15 USB stick, which is far more reliable.
I wish I had the $800 back that I spent on those Iomega drives
plus the required SCSI controller
I was recently tempted
to buy an expensive Blu-Ray toy, but then I remembered those
JAZ drives and changed my mind.