Niall O Broin wrote:
> On 6 Jul 2009, at 13:38, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> Can I attach a Serial SCSI (SAS) disk
>> to an ancient parallel SCSI controller?
>> Short answer - no. Long answer - probably yes, with any amount of
> conversion wotsits, such that it would be uneconomic, and unreliable.
Indeed - you can attach it using your choice of duct tape, packing tape
As regards actually getting data to and from the disk from your SCSI
controller, that's a little more complex. Effectively, they are
completely different and incompatible interfaces - though I'm sure
someone has invented and markets a converter, should it be an absolute
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