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[ale] Hooking up SCSI appliances to USB/IEEE1394... possible?



I learned a long time ago that if it exists then it may be for sale on
eBay.

http://tinyurl.com/2g9pq6

The question you should ask is if any in that list will work with Linux.


On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 15:09 -0400, Michael B. Trausch wrote:
> Okay.  This is probably going to sound a little bit crazy.
> 
> I have a computer that has a copious amount of USB ports, and a IEEE
> 1394 port, but no PCI, PCIe, AGP, or ISA expansion slots.  I am
> actually fine with this, because converter adapters exist for
> virtually everything.  Except, I cannot seem to find one that I want.
> It isn't critical, so if these do not exist, it's no big deal, but I
> would like to hook up an external SCSI device (a scanner) to this
> computer.  Is there anything like a SCSI host adapter for USB or
> IEEE1394 that would enable the scanner to be used?
> 
> If not, that's fine.  It's just that this scanner works with SANE and
> I don't want to have to research another one for this computer when I
> can move the one that is already hooked up.
> 
>     Thanks!
>     Mike
> 
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