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

Brock Johnson wildefire at brotay.net
Fri Mar 31 17:11:57 CST 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

>Can you easily get controllers for PCI, Sun and PC machines?  Are they
>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.
Check EBay, I just got an LSI FC909 based card with a cable for 30 bucks 
I see QLA2[1,2]00 cards up there all the time for about the same. This 
is all two generations old now, but certainly still more than usable.

Got a Dell 630f disk shelf off EBay for 20 bucks too. With trays!

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