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Re: debian.novare.net SCSI crashes

On 4 Apr 1997, Darren/Torin/Who Ever... wrote:

> Dan Stromberg, in an immanent manifestation of deity, wrote:
> >I have two 2.0.29 systems working fine with aha2940 scsi, but one of
> >them required a patch to resolve an IRQ conflict - the fault was
> >apparently with the aha2940 driver.
> I kept having many problems with the aha2940, it seemed to lose track
> of who the initiator was.  I did finally come up with an elegant
> solution:  I sold the aha2940 and bought a DPT2144.  I haven't had a
> single bit of problem with this card since it was installed.  The only
> problem that I did have was finding once.  It seems they were sold out
> all over...

Getting DPT controllers has been a problem for a long time.

This is because of two reasons:
1. They are not exactly beeing produced for the mass market like 
   Buslogics or Adaptecs. The largest part of DPTs production goes
   directly to manufacturers of workstations and servers. 
2. DPT doesn't advertise....


Michael Neuffer                   i-Connect.Net, a Division of iConnect Corp.
mike@i-Connect.Net                14355 SW Allen Blvd., Suite 140
503.677.2900                      Beaverton, OR 97008

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