Subject: Re: ZIP drives
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/30/1995 01:29:04
In article <199508291747.MAA13831@ncremp.ag.iastate.edu>,
Phil Knaack <email@example.com> wrote:
> 'Sides, the ZIP drive is just the little brother to the JAZ drive..
> definite bonus. Does SyQuest have an equivalent to the JAZ? I don't know,
> but I don't think they do. :)
Yes, the JAZ sounds nice. We may get them as well. But I don't think that
makes the Zip better by association.
> It does bother me the amount of spewage I get in syslog everytime I
> mount a cartridge .. not being near my net-less machine I can't recall exactly,
> but the messages are something like "Cannot mode sense, returned
> nonsense" and "Using ficticious geometry".
Ick! The EZ (or at least it's closest relative, the 105, which I've
played with) seems to do everything right. Just plugged it in and went.
Hope Iomega fixes this for the JAZ...
What exactly does the kernel report for the Zip? What's the ID string
and version, if any?