Re: [PARPORT] ppSCSI-modules and the Sane-faq

From: Joerg Schilling (
Date: Wed Nov 29 2000 - 13:08:00 EST

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    >From Wed Nov 29 18:49:52 2000
    >On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 06:30:36PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:

    >> Will this driver allow to send general SCSI commands?

    >Yes, I'm pretty sure.

    >> Is there a 3rd specific driver interface or will I not be forced
    >> to add a new transport interface to libscg?

    >It should just be a /dev/sg thing. ppscsi is just a frame-work for
    >writing SCSI drivers for SCSI interfaces that work over the parallel

    OK, so I don't need to do anything....

    >> Does it make sense at all (e.g. will it work to use the old
    >> SCSI based PP HP CD-writers)?

    >Not sure what you mean.

    Old HP PP drives have been based on SCSI drives rather than ATAPI.

    It seems that these old (CDD-3600 based drives) are the only SCSI
    based dries on the market. All newer PP CD-writers use ATAPI
    drives with a IDE/PP bridge.

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