[Coco] IDE interfaces

Theodore (Alex) Evans alxevans at concentric.net
Tue Mar 15 14:02:22 EDT 2016

On 03/15/2016 07:04 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:

> Lets look at reality Tormod.  And that is that if new boards are made,
> they should be designed to handle sata drives simply because that is all
> we can buy today. Anything we can pick up at a flea market today, quite
> likely has had its 50,000 hours of spin time and isat best using a cane
> to get around like I am.

I don't know where you are looking at drives.  Most places still seem to 
carry a few new IDE (PATA) drives.  In addition SATA/IDE converters are 
relatively inexpensive and not that hard to come by.

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