A small circuit can split the master/slave into two isolated masters that would work in most or all cases. Is this of interest as a possible solution?
Dave On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 3:35 PM Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users < email@example.com> wrote: > On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 23:42:31 +0200, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: > > > Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > > > - As a slave I have a 4 GB Toshiba SD HC with a CF adapter Type II. > > > > Ah! Very good idea! With the right passive CF-IDE adapters, those might > > not suffer the same problem as the SD-IDE converters, which allow no > > slave. > > I'm afraid things are not *that* simple... :-( > > Based on Fabrizio's report, I bought and tried this adapter: > https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B06XD8ZP1P > > Sadly, when plugged into the IDE to CF Card adapter (duly configured as > a slave and which does cause a genuine CF Card to indeed behave as an > IDE slave device when plugged in this adapter), the SDHC+CF card adapter > combo behaves like if it is alone on the IDE bus, masking any other > device connected to it (in my case, an IDE HD configured as master). > > I also tried to configure the IDE-CF adapter as master and the DD as > slave, but the DD is still not seen on the bus when the SDHC+CF card > adapter combo is plugged into the IDE-CF Card adapter. > > I returned that device today since it's of no use at all to me... > > If Fabrizio could quote the brand and model of his working SDHC to CF > card adapter, it would save us a lot of troubles finding one that works > as intended... > > Thierry. > _______________________________________________ > QL-Users Mailing List > -- Dave Park d...@sinclairql.com _______________________________________________ QL-Users Mailing List