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    SubjectRe: Warning - running *really* short on DMA buffers while doing file transfers
    On Thu, Sep 26 2002, Matthew Jacob wrote:
    > > 2.4 layer is most horrible there, 2.5 at least gets rid of the old
    > > scsi_dma crap. That said, 253 default depth is a bit over the top, no?
    > Why? Something like a large Hitachi 9*** storage system can take ~1000
    > tags w/o wincing.

    Yeah, I bet that most of the devices attached to aic7xxx controllers are
    exactly such beasts.

    I didn't say that 253 is a silly default for _everything_, I think it's
    a silly default for most users.

    Jens Axboe

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