HP modern peripherals (was RE: HP tape drive novel repair

Jay West jwest at classiccmp.org
Wed Jan 21 08:35:34 CST 2015

Mike wrote...
Someone needs to come up with the hardware equivalent of HPDrive so we don't
need to dedicate an entire Windoze system just to emulate a drive.

To which I replied...
I am not 100% positive, but I think this was already done [snip]

Here is the magic:

Note that this implementation uses a standard off the shelf dup reg board.
That choice has major pluses, but the downside means you have to write a
driver for any OS you want to use it with (RTE, HP2K, etc.). Maybe it's a
starting point anyways....


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