Subject: Re: SCSI Timeouts
From: Kurt Ludwig (Kurt_Ludwig@student.uml.edu )
Date: Sat Sep 11 1999 - 15:45:27 PDT
Well based on this, I have been advised to look at the Diamond FirePort 40,
since I really don't need U2W at this point (most of my drives are only UW)
sound like a good alternative?
> > Based on my similar experience I would know what to do.. but I cannot
> > guarantee that it will solve your problems. Go to
> > http://www.lib.uaa.alaska.edu/axp-list/archive/1999-03/
> > and search for the thread "Solved: LX hangs under high SCSI load".
> > My SCSI problems disappeared completely once I trashed the Adaptecs.
> Well, to each his own. I have Adaptecs that work just fine.
> As has been discussed previously, Adaptecs can have troubles
> with auto-termination and in general you should use active
> terminators (no matter what chip set you use). I've also found
> some versions of the Adaptec driver work for my cards and some
> don't so you have to do a bit of looking to find one thats
> stable for your cards. The symptom I see when I don't use a
> compatible driver is the timeouts you describe.
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