[rescue] best OS for SPARCserver 10

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Sep 12 12:33:19 CDT 2003

>From: Kevin 
>I have used an adapter with the PVR and it works fine
>after you spend the time to get the adapter configured

What is to configure on a SCSI adapter ? (besides ID and parity,
and termination if the adapter has termination ability on it) ?

>They actually work fine but in the back of my mind it
>feels like a kludge and causes problems with my sleep
>patters :)  I'm using one with an Indy at the moment
>but i don't like that setup either.

If the space is there, what problem do you have with an adapter ?

>Irrational, i know.

I'm using SCA drives in a few systems with adapters... one thing I do
like about it is that if all my systems had room for the adapters, then
I could in theory use any drive at any time in any system....  and the
system would use the best capabilities of the controller/drive combination.


-- Curt

>On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 11:54:20 -0400
>"Kevin Loch"  wrote:
>> Kevin wrote:
>> > Yeah, i've been casually looking for high cap 'N'
>> > series drives for use with a PVR card for some time
>> > now.  Not much luck to be had.
>> > 
>> > /KRM
>> > 
>> > On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 10:41:09 -0400 (EDT)
>> > "Curtis H. Wilbar Jr."
>> > wrote:
>> > 
>> > 
>> >>I'd love to have a half dozen of ST39173N drives...
>> >I>just can't find any at a price I'd be willing to
>> >pay.>
>> >>Seagate even made an 18, possibly even a 36 in the
>> >>'N' series.... they are even harder to find.
>> >>
>> Why not just use an adaptor?
>> KL
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