From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain alphyra.ie)
Date: Fri 10 Aug 2001 - 17:27:14 IST
On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Wynne, Conor wrote:
> Good man Pauly,
> As for the p200 - this particular box is a p120??? can't be 100% sure, but
> its by far the slowest box I have.
> I'm upgrading it to a p200 :) Until I get the dual 400 patched +
ok.. p120 will really crawl. esp. for RAID5.
> first and has redundant power suplies - hot-plug naturally! I'm off to
> Dunsink tip tomorrow :)
to throw out the drive cages???? no.. give 'em to me!
(oh.. you're going scavenging for /more/ kit. damm).
> I also checked the pins on the cables for abnormalities, may be a
> termination issue as one drive negotiates at 10Mhz rather than 20 like the
ah.. definitely not good.
i remember someone making the point once (on this list?) that SCSI
can not guarantee data integrity cause there is no check (eg CRC) on
the data in a scsi frame. if that's true and you have cabling problems
then that'd explain the problems you're having.
> Again, I'll know soon enough, thanks for the advice. Ill ramtest aswell etc
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