IDE disks plus SCSI tape drive

SteVe Cook yorvik.ubunto at
Mon Jan 1 18:29:12 UTC 2007

Yuelin Li wrote:
> I have been using Ubuntu 6.10 on a Petium-4 machine with an IDE hard
> drive.  I have a spare SCSI interface card (Adaptec 2940) and an
> external 4mm tape drive.  Is there a way to use both IDE and SCSI
> simultaneously?  I'd like to use the tape drive for backups, etc.  
> Suggestions are appreciated.
I don't see there been any problems as I have a SCSI adapter and tape 
drive running with IDE drives OK and I've seen several other set-ups 
with both.


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