Subject: Re: Jaz/Zip drives (was Re: new 1.2BETA /i386 install floppies and kernels)
To: Rahim Azizarab <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/07/1996 15:21:07
Rahim Azizarab <> writes:

> Well, I am finding out that it is not yet, but It is not terribly difficult
> to patch a driver togather from the existing code.  You would open io port
> 378h.  The rest is more or less like the scsi driver.

While this is a simplistic view, it is also mostly true.

>From what I understand, all ZIP drives are scsi internally, with the
parallel ones having an adapter to convert signals and such.