Carl Johnson on 8 Dec 2010 07:33:58 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] External drive casing for EIDE HD

You might also just try using a SATA>IDE adapter. ;-)

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"Adam Zion" <> wrote:

>I just got my first new PC- as in one I purchased new, rather than
>inherited or assembled from spare parts- in 15 years. It's a
>linux-specific box from System76. It's quite nice, but I failed to
>understand that it is SATA-only, without any EIDE ports whatsoever. I
>have already ordered a SATA DVD/RW drive, but I need an external USB
>drive casing to reuse the 300 GB drive from my old PC. Does anybody
>have an EIDE-compatible drive housing I could use, or recommendations
>for a model to buy?
>Many thanks,
>Adam+Zion, MCSE+I, Registered Linux User #471910
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