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SubjectRe: Please Advise: SCSI vs. IDE (fwd)
Marko Siladin wrote:
>
> >

> > Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > >
> > > Stay away from SCSI at all. Its complicated, slow and fails often. IDE drives
> > > are easier to troubleshoot and the usually work. IDE drives are faster.
> > >

> >
> > SCSI, on the other hand, has been absolutely and utterly reliable. My
> > 486/100 EISA box with Adaptec 2742 SCSI bussmaster adapter just blows
> > the doors off a Pentium 90 box when subjected to my standard I/O test
> > suite. It's quite subjective, but you attempt to simultaneously:
> >

> This is a tough issue. It really it really depends on several things.
> 1) If your controller is a busmastering SCSI controller - I believe that
> the 1542 is not (but I might be wrong)

You are. It is.

Steve

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