[rescue] My new UltraSparc 5's, also my first Sun stations

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Thu Jun 2 12:45:20 CDT 2005

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 04:45:21PM +0000, Brian Howe wrote:
> I'll second that statement and suggestion. The IDE subsystem on U5's
> is horrible. The absolute best thing you can do is add a scsi card and
> run with it that way. Everyone I know or ever talked to about this
> topic says the exact same thing.

Oddly however, my U5 with Solaris 9 runs OK but not great - but with a
120GB 7200rpm IDE drive, get about 9MB/second with it; but seeking is
definitely not as good.


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