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RE: SCSI bus activity LED?

Yeah, I noticed that after I posted.  Here's one that works the other way 
(Though who knows how much this thing costs.  Maybe best to revisit this topic 
in a few years.)
I'd prefer not to run an extra cable back into the Atari case, but I guess it's 
an option.
David Ross

> CC: oskar%unna.ping.de@localhost; port-atari%netbsd.org@localhost
> From: oskar%unna.ping.de@localhost
> To: dross%pobox.com@localhost
> Subject: Re: SCSI bus activity LED?
> Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 05:44:48 +0100
> Am 22.03.2010 um 06:38 schrieb David Ross:
>> I'm interested in the possibility of connecting the TT030's SCSI bus
>> up to an iSCSI bridge. Something like:
>> http://www.attotech.com/products/product.php?cat=5&scat=8&sku=IPBR-1550-DR0&PHPSESSID=ac7da627feb322d7e3997e510f769371
> Are you sure this will work? It looks to me, this thing is to connect
> SCSI devices to an iSCSI initiator. I would think the bridge needs to
> be an initiator to connect to iSCSI storage.
>> At the current time these bridges are quite expensive, but prices
>> will eventually fall.
>> There are some advantages to this approach:
>> - No heat / noise issues with drives
>> - Disks can be swapped out virtually
>> - Transparent backups
>> The one issue with an external iSCSI bridge would be that there
>> would be no drive light on the Atari itself. Maybe this is a minor
>> issue, but for me it's all about the authenticity. =) I did some
>> quick searching and I couldn't find a quick solution. Anyone know
>> of a SCSI device that provides bus activity LED pins?
> You could rip the LED out of the ATTO and connect the sockets to the
> TT-LED, if you can live with it being on when there is no activity.
> Or glue some reversing logic to that.
> Cheers
> Oskar                                           

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