I don't see why it won't work.
Originally Posted by thaeix
Of course, you might not get top performance from such a setup as even USB 2.0 is not as fast as the ATA-66 standard.
But your millage might vary, depending on the quality and compatibility of the IDE-to-USB adaptor and enclosure you get.
Unmodified SCPH-77006 with SM 3.6
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