Re: [PARPORT] SyQuest SyJet Drive

Grant R. Guenther (
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 18:04:21 -0500 (EST)

> I have a SyQuest SyJet drive (1.5 Gb), and I wonder if
> any Linux driver is written for it. I was unable to find it on the web
> for some reasons

Originally, the SyJet was only available as a SCSI drive. As such, it
was compatible with the standard Linux SCSI disk drivers.

It was possible to buy the drive with an external parallel port SCSI
adapter - which was actually a "Shuttle Connection". That adapter is
(somewhat) supported by the experimental "epst" driver that you can find
on the linux-parport web site.

Now, apparently you can get an internal IDE version of the SyJet. Although
I have no direct information, I'd expect it to work with the current
2.0 and 2.1 IDE drivers. Some functions (like ejection) are not

Grant R. Guenther

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