Subject: Re: Hardware question
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dieter <email@example.com>
Date: 08/19/2005 20:20:59
> I'm thinking about buying this:
Looks like the SB400 probably doesn't support NCQ.
> I'm planning on buying a SCSI-controller for it.
So maybe you don't care about NCQ. :-)
I've had good luck with NCR and Qlogic SCSI controllers.
> I've been happy with Adaptec previously, but nowadays they
> are so expensive that it's not even funny.
Both proprietary and free/open source organizations have
trouble getting info from Adaptec. Longstanding problem.
If you're going all-SCSI, make sure the firmware can boot
from your chosen controller.