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SubjectRe: 2.2.18 and Maxtor 96147H6 (61 GB)
On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:

>
> > I had a similar situation except I was more interested in the performance
> > difference. Went from ~4MB/s with the 430HX controller to ~12.5MB/s with
> > the promise. This on an old Pentium system.
>
> The network is 10 mbit, so 4 MB/sec is no good in this case.
> I've got the thing running, with (ibm)setmax. Don't hang the disk in a
> machine that does handle > 32 GB, because it will screw the limit the
> setmax just set.

If your network is 10 megaBIT, then 4 megaBYTES a second is sufficient to
saturate your network. 10Mbit maxes around 1.1Mbyte half duplex, or so.

Hell, my little server at home has a bunch of old SCSI-2 disks...they do a
whopping 120kbytes a second!

Brad Hartin


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