Subject: Re: ATAPI UltraDMA questions...
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/28/2001 20:51:09
> > I have never had an SCSI device that could beat this ;-)  (Yeah, they
> > do exist, but they are expensive and need an UW controller..)
> Neither have I.  Its only been recently that the manufacturers have
> only been releasing the good drives in SCSI and waiting a while before
> releasing them in IDE.

excluding very rare cases using SCSI drives is too expensive comparing to
it's gain.. todays IDE (UDMA) is really fast and low cpu-usage (with
NetBSD at least :))