[rescue] Wow. I feel dumber..

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sun Jan 19 11:12:43 CST 2003

On Sun, Jan 19, 2003 at 09:09:09AM -0500, Kurt Huhn wrote:

> Using dd to image a CD onto the hard drive, I decided to read my mail,
> *pif* severe lockup.  I've been told that this is atypical, but I can
> reproduce the situation at will.  (actually, I suspect the IDE CDROM is
> flaky, not Solaris or the 'Blade)

I suspect that the IDE drivers for Solaris are just generally sucky.

There should be little difference in performance between a 7200rpm IDE
drive and a 7200rpm SCSI drive, but on the IDE based Sparcs, there is;
thus the driver in general is not that great.



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