Omega Zip Drives on FreeBSD 8.*

Thomas Mueller mueller23 at
Mon Jun 25 21:05:46 UTC 2012

from Al Plant <noc at>:

> Aloha Woj,

> How did you get the drive to work with USB? By a hardware adapter? I
> read there is a USB to ide on the market.

I remember specifically that Iomega produced USB Zip drives, though not when they first produced SCSI, ATAPI and parallel-port Zip drives.

One problem with SCSI was so many different hardware interfaces in terms of number of holes/pins, meaning incompatibility.


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