[Soekris] IDE?

Duane Wessels wessels at packet-pushers.com
Mon Feb 18 18:17:05 UTC 2002


> Oh, that would be perfect... I had been looking for one of those but
> hadn't found it.  How did you power the hdd?

I took an old 9V (or 12V?) wall transformer and cut the plug off,
then soldered it up to the inputs of a LM7805, and the laptop HDD
to the regulated 5V output.  The LM7805 became quite hot, so it
requires a heat sink.




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