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Re: Need recommendation for SCSI card



On 9 Jul 2003, Joe Phillips wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-07-09 at 00:28, Brendan J Simon wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a good solid SCSI card that works with Linux and 
> > tape backaups.
> 
> I don't have powerpc hardware (yet) so I can only speak on my x86 + scsi
> experiences (note e-double's recent issues!)... We almost exclusively
> use Adaptec scsi controllers in our Linux/OpenBSD boxen.  I have had
> good luck with various models from 1542s through recent 7xxx both
> on-board and add-on controllers.  I can't say I've had any bad
> experiences with adaptec controllers - certainly not recently.

The LSI Logic (formerly Symbios Logic, formerly NCR) 53c8xx SCSI chips work
fine with Linux too. I have a DawiControl 53c875-based UW-SCSI card in my PPC
box, with 2 disks, a CD-ROM and a CD-writer. I used to take backups with it on
a DDS-1 tape drive (before the tape drive died), using Amanda.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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