[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Aug 4 12:28:24 CDT 2003

On Monday, August 4, 2003, at 01:07 PM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
>>> Besides, as far as I am aware, the next thing to come about is serial
>>> scsi.
>>> This might actually be interesting.
>>    Read about FC-AL, aka FibreChannel.  That's essentially what it is.
>> It works, it's SCREAMING fast, it's standardized, it's supported, and
>> it's readily available.
> And screaming expensive? What makes the price difference? The fact 
> they stuff
> it in 10k$ blade2000's or that it uses superior technology or more 
> expensive
> materials?

   FC-AL is screaming *cheap*, man.  Don't jump to conclusions.  And no, 
I can't explain why.


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St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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