[rescue] FC-AL drives on sale at geeks.com

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Sun Dec 23 19:07:11 CST 2007

On 23 Dec 2007, at 16:56, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> I've got some Dell PowerVault 650F (some sort of bastard child of
> Dell/Calriion, IIRC) that are stuffed with 10 9 Gig FC-AL drives,  
> I'm tempted
> to upgrade them, but 10x 36.4 Gig = about a $60 320 SATA drive[0]...

There is that, but will that 320GB SATA disk have a 3ms average seek  
time and keep that sort of latency even when you throw a half-dozen or  
so concurrent I/O requests at it?

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