Subject: Re: Best SCSI card for NetBSD ?
To: Tim Liddelow <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/08/1996 20:52:47
On Tue, 9 Apr 1996, Tim Liddelow wrote:
> I have been having a few problems with the
> NCR SCSI driver/NCR53c810 in an existing machine and am wondering if
> it would be better to select another card/driver combination for the new
Probably. The NCR driver is not too bad, but isn't rock solid production
stable at this point in time.
> Are Adaptec boards the best bet ? If so, which model ? Are the Adaptec
> driver(s) more robust than the NCR driver ?
I use Adaptec 1542CFs on my smaller machines and the older Buslogic
controller (BT942, I think, in the PCI version, and something else
in the VESA version) on larger ones. I've never had trouble with
either. My news server, which is no slouch in the disk I/O
department, is rock solid, and reasonably fast (5-6 MB/sec on a
I've heard of problems with the Adaptec 2xxx controllers in the
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