[rescue] Total corporate madness (

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Tue Aug 5 12:03:04 CDT 2003

On Sun, 3 Aug 2003, Frank Van Damme wrote:

> > Personally, I wish IDE and USB had never happened, and we used nothing
> > but SCSI and FireWire, or something better.
> >
> > I kept hoping that serial ATA was where they would finally do
> > something better. Sigh...
> Serial ata is still ata? It was not supposed to be scsi. It's better
> then ide for sure, but reonventing scsi wouldn't have had a point I
> think. Serial ata still doesn't have command scheduling on the drive, or
> the ability to send multiple commands at a time like scsi (afaik), but
> at least they got rid of the short cables, the master-slave stuff etc.
> Besides, as far as I am aware, the next thing to come about is serial
> scsi. This might actually be interesting.

The Serial SCSI cards are already in prerelease.

Peace...  Sridhar

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