[rescue] A5000, 22x9.1GB, QLogic QLA2100F controller,

laz at moaa.net laz at moaa.net
Fri Mar 31 16:29:50 CST 2006

I have 1 or 2 spare JNI 1063 FC controllers in NH if anybody wanted to stop by to pick them up.. 
I'm so bad at shipping stuff I wont make anybody wonder where the stuff is.. only took me 2 years to get some stuff down to Pete in NM...


> Thu, 30 Mar 2006 @ 23:04 -0500, Aaron Finley said:
> > > How much faster are FC drives in comparison to U160/U320 drives anyway?
> > They're certainly 2X to 4X as expensive size-wise.
> > 
> > What? FC drives are the best deal in the industry, because nobody
> > wants to screw around with the hardware. Unless you are buying new,
> > you can pick them up for 1/2-1/8 of the price of comparable U320
> > drives.
> Can you easily get controllers for PCI, Sun and PC machines?  Are they
> expensive?
> Right now I know my old Sun SS5 is living on borrowed time.
> I would like to upgrade, but the price of SCSI drives is the biggest worry, as
> the drives I want will cost more than the machine.
> I've been looking at FC drives, but haven't really found good deals on the
> controllers, and don't really know which one are the good ones.
> -- 
> shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["An Irishman is never drunk as long as he
> can hold onto one blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth."]
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