Subject: Re: more -current error
To: Tom T. Thai <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/17/1997 14:20:02
On Tue, 17 Jun 1997 16:12:54 -0500 (CDT) 
 "Tom T. Thai" <> wrote:

 > oh, good, I just went out and got the AHA1542CP card today :<  I was 
 > reading the Install doc for 1.2D and it was listed.. so I thought.. what 
 > the hell.. see if it's the HDs or the card.. am I back at square 1?


While the 1542CP is an OK card, it is definitely not my choice for
a system where you want real performance.  If you're using more than
16M, some transfers will be "bounced" (i.e. lots of data copies!).

For a server, you _really_ want a PCI SCSI interface.

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