Ars Scholae Palatinae et Subscriptor. I may end up going the PCI card route. ATAPI was used over both, widely. If you can get your hands on one of these it will be much easier to get it working because in SCSI mode it should be much easier to get it working with modern SCSI adapters. Adaptec is a registered trademark of Adaptec, Inc. Ken Gober 7, 1 20 Jaz drives come in 1 gigabyte and 2 gigabyte sizes.

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And bidir and nibble also seem to be generic modes nibble should be the slowest but most compatible setting. Thu Mar 14, 4: May 10, Posts: See these Microsoft Knowledge Base articles for more info:. Am paralllel what would be the easiest way to connect an Iomega Zip drive parallel port version to a modern PC.

How to Connect an Iomega Zip Drive With Parallel Interface to a USB Port on a Computer

Now it is time to compile the kernel: This should be done with a great deal of caution, and only if you feel confident about making modifications to your kernel configuration. Retrocomputing Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. ATAPI was used over both, widely.


I’ve been going through old backups mostly CD-Rs over the last couple years, and moving them to my CrashPlan backup.

Iomega Parallel-Port Configuration Issues

The second parallel port usually uses IRQ 5 and address If anything is chained to the Zip’s passthrough port, do not try to access both devices simultaneously. EPP modes may not work correctly with ports using address 3BC.

Chaining anything other than a printer to a Zip drive is generally not a good idea although some people have reported that they’ve been able to do so successfully.

USB Zip drives exist– you can probably buy one used or borrow one long enough to read the data off. And there are a few more modes you could try: There’s also PATA internal 3. LPT1 is assigned to the port with the highest address, so setting the Zip’s port to use and the other port to use might be best.

You should also wire uomega the scbus0 entry to your controller. Pay someone to do it. While floppy disks typically hold 1. For iomegga, the original IDE interface would not support hard disks with more than cylinders, which forced a lot of people to upgrade their hardware prematurely. Schuylkill Haven, PA Registered: ZIP disks are similar to floppy disks, except that they are much faster, and have a much greater capacity. You should then be able to select the IPPI from its list of drivers.


If that happens, then copy v2.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Each of these has a number of. To wire down your SCSI hard drive as da0change the line.

DriverGuru Senator et Subscriptor Tribus: Thu Mar 14, If you have a second parallel port, you may need to copy the section for ppc0 to create a ppc1 device. Feb 27, Posts: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking inteerface Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the aprallel is subject to these policies.

You should try running Iomega’s ppa3opt.