[rescue] A5000, 22x9.1GB, QLogic QLA2100F controller, asking $550

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 16:47:17 CST 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> 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?

PCI is cheap.

I highly recommend the LSI Logic ISP-2100.  There's an ISP-2200, and it 
has a good reputation, but I can't speak from personal experience.

Peace...  Sridhar

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