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SubjectRe: Dumb question: Which is "better" SCSI or IDE disks?
IDE is cheaper and faster than SCSI, but you can't have so much IDE hard
disks hooked up to your machine as SCSI.

Regards.

Leonard


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On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Russell Leighton wrote:

> What are good rules of "thumb" for
> choosing IDE vs SCSI when building
> a Linux system?
>
> Both are fast these days...I always
> thought that IDE==cheap, but loaded
> the CPU, so you didn't want that in
> a server or high performance machine
> that might be busy with other things
> besides waiting for the current disk
> transfer...is that fair? just basically
> wrong?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
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