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Re: SCSI HBA recommendation

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 09:00:19AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 03:03:49PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > 
> > I just had a look at a Dell OEM one -- my neighbor has it running a rack
> > full of ancient audio gear (!) -- it's an Atto.  I did not want to peel
> > the Atto sticker off the IC while his system was running to see who makes
> > the IC.  It appears there is also an Adaptec -- I'd steer away from that
> > one unless you want to do driver spelunking.  I wonder whose chip is on
> > the Atto/Dell/whoever else?
> > 
> Well, just to be contrary, I have not had any problems with the adaptec
> cards I have.  Admittedly they are all PCI cards but they seem to do
> the job for me.  I have one that drives my LTO2 tape drive decently and

Sure, but how old are they?  We do not have a whole lot of expertise
handy to maintain that driver, and new models usually seem to require


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