[rescue] Question about Iomega NAS Server

Eric Webb ttlchaos at randomc.com
Tue Sep 14 21:02:14 CDT 2004

On Tuesday 14 September 2004 11:06 am, Nathan Raymond wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Martin Wedel wrote:
> > You can also save a lot on drives if you forgo the 'raid edition' model
> > on the storage drive and go with the 140$-ish 200GB SE 8mb cache drives.
> Do NOT do this.  One year ago I bought six 200GB SE 8mb cache WD drives
> for $job to go with a system I built (dual Athlon MP, Promise RAID
> controller) and it was nothing but trouble.  

Hmm, I plugged a couple WD 120GB SE 8mb cache drives into a 3ware card and 
it's been running for a year and a half with no bothers.

I think the problem may not have been the choice of drives, but the choice of 
adapters.  I thought the general consensus was that promise sucked elephant 


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