[rescue] WTB various U10 stuff

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon May 17 15:59:55 CDT 2004

On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 08:50:12PM +0000, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> > ACK, but avoid anything manufactured from Tekram. They won't work
> > in your U5/U10 although they're based on the 53c875 chip.
> How bad is built-in IDE support on U5/10 under current OS (Solaris 9,
> say)? I know it used to be quite bad, but there were ways to improve
> IDE performance, IIRC (adjusting parameters) - any limits on HD size &
> speed? (Largest boot drive installed, and what is IDE interface speed
> on U5/10 - 33, 66, 100, or greater? 
> I'm thinking of stuffing a 100+ Gig HD in my U5, and wondering if it
> will be supported... 

I believe Jonathan has done 120gigs.  I know Bill did 80 gigs (and his
U5 was fast, fast, fast), and I've done 30 gigs.  I would describe
performance as at least adequate if you aren't going to be pushing it
hard.  But, I can't compare against a U5 with SCSI.

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