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Re: Looking for a solid ultra 160 scsi controller
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Looking for a solid ultra 160 scsi controller
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 19:01:51 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
with just two disks, I doubt that SCSI/80 would fill.
Talk about hardware RAID, good hardware RAID and in
real world, your concerns might be justified.
Or many disks. But 2....
(I'm presuming these are 15KRPM disks, as well.).
You'll get 160 for buffer shots, but I'd not worry
too much about it.
Quoting STeve Andre' (andres_(_at_)_msu_(_dot_)_edu):
> I'm piecing together an Athlon system that will be very
> heavily used. I've gotten everything else together, but
> I am unsure of the best scsi controller to get.
> The disks (two 18G) will be used quite heavily. I'm hoping
> to find an ultra 160 controller that works. The note on the
> 7899G chipset in the i386 hardware list says that the Adaptec
> 29160 can only handle one drive, but I have seen conflicting
> info on this:
> So then, my question is for recommendations for Ultra 160
> controllers. In looking at the archives I don't see any
> specific comments. I don't think any ultra 320 controllers are
> yet supported, too.
> Comments are appreciated. Thanks all...
> --STeve Andre'
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