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SubjectRe: SCSI vs IDE swapping
On Fri, 14 Jun 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

>
> A good scsi controller (like the 2842) has swapping properties looking like
> this
>
>
> CPU: humm need to swap
> CPU: queue this page, this page this page... controller - go do it
> DISK: OK
>
> IDE is
>
> CPU: humm need to swap
> CPU: this page
> DISK: data ?
> CPU: copy copy copy copy copy copy
>
> So while IDE may be very fast all the time one process is swapping out isnt
> available to others (which is very bad as busy processes swap idle ones out)
>
> Note that the triton IDE is far far better.
>
> Alan
>

I use Triton IDE... what would a SCSI advantage be?

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