Zip Drive Mini-HOWTO
v2.5, 07 March 2002
This Document provides a quick reference quide on setting up and using the Iomega ZIP drive with Linux.
1.1 Home of this document
Configuring a kernel for the ZIP drive
3.1 SCSI version
The ZIP drive
4.1 Parallel port version Zip100
4.2 SCSI external version
4.3 The SCSI Internal version
4.4 The ZIP Plus - IMM driver
4.5 ATAPI version
4.6 IDE version
4.7 USB version
4.8 ZIP250 version
Using the ZIP drive
6.1 Fdisk, mke2fs, mount, etc.
6.2 An existing DOS formatted disk
6.3 Re-format as a native Linux disk
6.4 fstab entries
6.5 The ZIP Tools disk
Frequently asked questions
8.1 Can I plug a printer into the parallel ZIP drive ?
8.2 Do you plan to support EPP/ECP ports in PPA ?
8.3 Can I run Linux from a ZIP drive ?
8.4 Can I boot from the ZIP drive ?
8.5 Why does Iomega use partition number 4 ?
8.6 How can I have the disk mounted at boot time ?
8.7 What happens if there is no disk inserted when I boot ?
8.8 Can I use the parallel drive as a real SCSI disk ?
8.9 Can PPA be used with Iomega's parallel port tape drives ?
8.10 Will PPA work with the parallel port SyQuest EZ135 ?
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