IDE ZIP100 Drive

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at
Mon Feb 22 21:19:57 UTC 2010

On 22.02.2010 22:32, Programmer In Training wrote:
> OK, after some searching I've come up (almost) empty handed[0-1].
> Everything else I've found so far for IOMEGA ZIP100 drives deals with
> the external drive (either USB or parallel port). I've not seen anything
> in dmesg or /var/log/messages that would indicate that the device is
> being detected by anything on boot aside from the BIOS. I'm not sure of
> the pin selector on the drive but it is cabled as the secondary master
> (the primary master being my hard drive, of course).
> I did try "mount_msdosfs /dev/ad1s4 /mnt/zip" (zip added by me after
> creating the appropriate directory in /mnt) but came up with
> "mount_msdosfs: /dev/adls4: No such file or directory" (there is a disk
> currently loaded). Does anyone else have any experience with these
> drives? Are there any docs I'm missing (aside from the FreeBSD Handbook,
> which is silent about this under-appreciated (and unfortunately
> over-priced) device[2])?

I posess one internal with pata interface. Works like a charm though 
100Mb is not much.

Sphinx of black quartz judge my vow.

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