Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Typical to the site, Ars Technica has published an incredible article entitled SCSI Architecture Primer. As the name implies, the article discusses the history of and current state of SCSI.

I had been under the impression that OS X's support of FireWire was effectively a shim into the SAM (SCSI Architecture Model) implementation such that FireWire devices were treated as standard SCSI devices by the high level APIs.


FireWire-- 1394-- cabling is actually one of the four standard cabling systems used by the SCSI standard. FireWire is SCSI.

That certainly explains why it works so flawlessly!
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