Re: C-128 and Jeri board

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 2001-05-01 18:18:32

On Tue, 1 May 2001, Bryan Pope wrote:

> > No need for IDE; just connect a USB HD, like the
> > LaCie pocketdrive (which also supports firewire,
> > for fast links to other machines).
> >
> I have to disagree here.  IDE drives are cheap, large
> and relatively fast.  SCSI and FireWire may be very fast,
> but they are a lot more expensive compared to IDE.

IDE drives are almost compulsory IMHO, but bear in mind I have a biased
European point of view (which means I am *extremely* cost-sensitive).

It would not be hard to integrate IDE64 into the design, if Tomas Pribyl
gave his permission. The logic is already done and it's quite simple. Even
works under SCPUs.


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