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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


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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