How to copy data off an old IDE disk

MacGyveR macgyver at
Wed Mar 26 20:19:56 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 26 Mar 2008, Chris Devers wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2008, at 2:44 PM, Andy Wardley wrote:
> > I've got a couple of old (early 90's) IDE disks that I'd like to
> > copy the data
> > off.  All the data is intact and I can boot off the old master disk
> > and run
> > all the DOS programs on the disk just fine.  Problem is that I can't
> > get it to
> > work as a slave hanging off my Ubuntu master disk.
> Can't you cheat and just use an IDE-USB external enclosure?

or a cheapo converter cable:

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