Subject: Re: NetBSD Foundation's new machines
To: David Maxwell <>
From: Lars Nordlund <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 07/22/2005 21:26:04
On Fri, 22 Jul 2005 15:07:33 -0400
David Maxwell <> wrote:

> SCSI interfaces are a more important factor by far. They still handle
> multiple concurrent requests far better than IDE or SATA drives.

I agree.

> SATA is starting to add support for queued requests, but from what I
> heard last, it's not well supported yet, and not supported at all in
> many models of drives.

Note that these Raptor drives can probably be hooked up to a SAS
controller when they are made available on the market. Such a setup
might be nice.