Subject: Re: Adaptec AAA-131SA?
To: Harry W. Waddell <>
From: Chris Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/17/1999 13:52:18
>>>>> "Harry" == Harry W Waddell <> writes:

Harry> I am genuinely glad that Chris Jones had good luck with his
Harry> devices, but we bought about ten of them, as I recall, we found
Harry> them to be very erratic for arrays with more than a few drives
Harry> in them. We tried pretty hard to make them work, but to no
Harry> avail. Everyone I know who likes them has only used them for a
Harry> small number of disks, but that's just anecdotal. Currently we
Harry> are testing a new extrenal raid frob that we hope will be more
Harry> promising.

Please post results when you get them.  Although, as I say, I've had
good luck with this device (and with 12 disks attached, no less!), my
overall impression of Adaptec is that it's been going downhill for a
while now.  Seems like they're getting less and less cooperative
towards the free software community, and that makes me think I should
spend my (or my employer's) money elsewhere.


Chris Jones                                
           Mad scientist at large          
"Is this going to be a stand-up programming session, sir, or another bug hunt?"