[rescue] Cheap 600a/au on eBay
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jan 22 14:25:48 CST 2003
On Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at 02:17 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
> They are buggy. One example that bit me was the Intraserver
> SCSI controllers (both Intraserver- and Digital-labeled models).
> After a reboot, I'd lose access to the drives until I powered
> the system off. I tried three different models of cards, and
> three different revs. of the Pyxis chipsets, and they all had
> this problem. I finally gave up when Intraserver said they
> could recreate the problem but couldn't work around it.
> The Pyxis also has a bug in DMA handling. I was bit by that
> one a couple of times, too.
> I think if you Google around you can find more details. If
> you avoid certain combinations of hardware and/or software,
> you probably won't have problems, but I'd rather use hardware
> I don't need to worry about.
Eeeek! Didn't know that. I will steer clear. Thanks for the info.
Dave McGuire "Wear whatever you want...Just don't be surprised
St. Petersburg, FL if you wind up with a blow-gun dart in your
prosthetic boobies." -Kurt Huhn
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