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Old 07 January 2020, 05:18   #90
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Originally Posted by AmigaHope View Post
You shouldn't use a USB->IDE adapter at all for stuff like this, because then you're at the mercy of the crappy microcontroller in the adapter -- they do NOT handle error conditions well. You want a real IDE controller that the kernel can talk directly to. Best to pull out an old motherboard that has an IDE controller onboard.
Exactly. I'm sure we've all got old PC's laying around, why risk a bad dump with a dodgy USB-IDE converter?
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