Subject: Re: Hardware question
To: None <,>
From: Dieter <>
List: netbsd-users
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.