FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Aug 20 08:49:20 CDT 2003
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> If you mean IDE on the U5, do some tests first. Reports are that the
> U5s IDE controller sucks worse than the average PC controller.
This is, indeed, true. U5/U10 IDE is ass. SB100/150 is better, but the
Sun sales rep still laughed at me when I asked "how much better". IDE
just isn't interesting to Sun.
Cheap NCR/LSI SCSI cards can be had, though. If you can afford the
disc, that's really the way to go.
Jonathan Patschke ) "We're Texans. We figure out ways to do these
Elgin, TX ( things..." --Bill Bradford
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