Re: SCSI Controller
Which motherboard has the BusLogic on board? Thanks!
Anders Hammarquist wrote:
> >I'm in the middle of getting a new PII (300MHz +) system. I'd like
> >to know what SCSI controller should I get for the best performance and
> >supporter driver on Linux:
> >1. BusLogic
> >2. Adaptec UW
> >A. Onboard (which Motherboard)
> >B. PCI Card
> The Adaptec controllers have been flakey on Linux (though it may change as
> Adaptec has finally started giving out specs). With the current drivers
> Adaptec 2940 (aic7xxx) cards get confused under high load. The BusLogic
> MultiMaster BT958 controllers run quite well under Linux and (from my
> experience) are quite a bit faster than the Adaptec controllers. Onboard
> or as a PCI card rarely makes any difference, as the 'on bord'
> controllers are just the PCI card soldered directly on to the motherboard.
> Another contoller that seem to be working nicely are the
> Symbios Logic 53c875 based cards such as Asus's SC875.
> -- Of course I'm crazy, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong.
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