parallel to SCSI interface driver
For one or more SCSI busses:
driver provide access to parallel
port Iomega Zip and Jaz drives.
driver supports the following
parallel to SCSI interfaces:
- Adaptec AIC-7110 Parallel to SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP
- Iomega Jaz Traveller interface
- Iomega MatchMaker SCSI interface (built-in to Iomega ZIP+ drives)
The driver should let you use a printer connected to the drive while
DOS and FreeBSD
file systems are supported. When
mounting a DOS file system or formatting a FreeBSD
file system, check the slice of the disk with the
In order to unixify a ZIP disk, put the following in /etc/disktab:
and use bsdlabel(8)
If you have trouble with your driver, your parallel chipset may not run properly
at the detected mode (NIBBLE, PS2 or EPP). Tune the
bootflags to force other modes.
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This manual page was written by Nicolas
During boot, the driver first tries to detect a classic ZIP, then a ZIP+. The
ZIP+ detection is intrusive and may send erroneous characters to your printer
if the drive is not connected to your parallel port.