Subject: Re: Jaz/Zip drives (was Re: new 1.2BETA /i386 install floppies and kernels)
To: Rahim Azizarab <email@example.com>
From: Jack Patton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/1996 14:46:26
Is the parallel version supported under NetBSD 1.2BETA? I saw nothing
about it in CHANGES and poked around -current on ftp.netbsd.org and
couldn't find any mention of it. If it is supported, how do I get it to work?
On Sat, 7 Sep 1996, Rahim Azizarab wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Sep 1996, Sean Berry wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 05 Sep 1996 13:00:41 CDT
> > From: Sean Berry <email@example.com>
> > To: Rahim Azizarab <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Jaz/Zip drives (was Re: new 1.2BETA /i386 install floppies and kernels)
> > >I have been thinkering with the idea of making a Jaz/Zip drive bootable.
> > >One way, would have to be hacking the bios where it can boot from LPT1.
> > >The other option would be putting a hack into a boot manager like lilo.
> > >Has anyone given this a thought, or know of any work being done on this?
> > Ran just fine on a SCSI zip drive on an Adaptec 2842 (VLB/EISA) card for me.
> > --
> > Sean Berry is a computer scientist trapped in an engineer's mind.
> > I imagine someone is likely to misinterpret my opinions as those of my
> > various employers. This is not the case.
> Yes, of course, I will on a scsi, but I am trying to boot from a parallel
> port not scsi.