Re: [NTLK] 'Adaptec Slim SCSI' driver

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Sat Mar 23 2002 - 23:48:14 EST

on 23/03/02 13:54, Luiz Petroni at wrote:

> Can these conventional PCMCIA cards be a option as a SCSI interface or are
> there others hardware problems envolved?
> --lpetroni
>>> It would be neat, but only for long term storage - MP3s maybe if you
>>> could buffer enough data to make up for the latency of the HD. Does it
>>> use CardBus? If it does, then it's out for hardware reasons.
>> The current Adaptec SlimSCSI 1480 is a CardBus module, but there are
>> older SCSI adapters for the PCMCIA Slot which are conventional PCMCIA
>> Cards.

The slow response time from a hard disk when compared to solid state memory
is probably one of the greatest problem.


Laurent Daudelin            <>
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