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Eric Dittman dittman at
Fri Apr 23 22:50:00 CDT 2004

> >> FC generally sucks, due to its lack of standardiztion.  It's easy to
> >> find gear, switches, and enclosures/drives that don't work together,
> >> although this should be getting better.
> >
> > It's also easy to find all those that do work together, esp. if you 
> > avoid
> > EMC.  Most of the time when I hear people are having FC trouble there's
> > an EMC involved.
>    Well yeah, that's true.  I always avoid EMC stuff on general 
> principle because it always seems to be shit...incomprehensible, 
> overpriced, proprietary shit.

Some of the stories I've heard about EMC salesmen give me pause, too.
Eric Dittman
dittman at

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