[clug] PATA ZIF adaptor for 1.8" drive (linux Digest, Vol 129, Issue 13, Message 3)

Bob Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Fri Sep 27 04:23:21 CEST 2013

On 26/09/13 14:36, Miles Goodhew wrote:
> Bob,
>> Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:53:25 +1000
>> From: Bob Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au>
>> Message-ID: <52428865.4020200 at cs.anu.edu.au>
> ...
>> Anyway, before I go and purchase something from eBay etc., I was
>> wondering if anyone, perchance, had an appropriate adaptor that I
>> could borrow in order to recover the (now old) Linux partition?
>> Maybe for a day or so?
>    Somewhere I have a ZIF-SATA USB enclosure. If I actually find it
> before I leave for the meeting, I'll try to bring it along (I have a
> hunch you might be there). I_do_ know where I have some CF->ZIF-SATA
> adapters, which I'll bring along as proof of my good intentions (Even
> though I think they'll be absolutely no use to you whatsoever).
> M0les.

Many thanks M0les, working like a charm!

I couldn't get the blue end of either ribbon cable into the ZIF
connector on the drive, but I could get the white end of the "spare"
cable to mate and the blue end into the USB interface, so all good.
Copying data off the drive now.


Bob Edwards.

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