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Date:      Sat, 16 Sep 1995 10:40:24 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Ade Barkah <mbarkah@hemi.com>
To:        gryphon@healer.com (Coranth Gryphon)
Cc:        roberto@keltia.Freenix.FR, terry@lambert.org, hackers@freebsd.org, jehamby@lightside.com, questions@freebsd.org, R.L.Hesketh@ukc.ac.uk, sos@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Does FreeBSD suffer from the Intel RZ1000 IDE bug?
Message-ID:  <199509161640.KAA26168@hemi.com>
In-Reply-To: <199509161357.JAA07352@healer.com> from "Coranth Gryphon" at Sep 16, 95 09:57:22 am

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> From: Ollivier Robert <roberto@keltia.Freenix.FR>
> > It seems that Terry Lambert said:
> > > > Less CPU load ?
> > > 
> > > Is why you buy SCSI instead of IDE.

[stuff deleted]
> But for a machine where you do not head real fast disk access, and
> can live with a reasonable max of 2-3 Gig, SCSI can't compare to IDE for
> a cheap fast solution.
>
> -coranth

Yes, I'd go with SCSI for high end machines. Even so, the
"reasonable max" for IDE systems will always go up. At
least one manufacturer is developing a 3.4 gb EIDE drive,
and some computers can take four IDE drives (two controllers).

-Ade
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