QBUS SCSI card...

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Mon Feb 24 16:02:00 2003

> If your OS supports it, and VMS and *BSD do, I've found that remote
> filesystems outperform local RD5x storage by a very comfy margin. I
> haven't had the pleasure of running SDI disks, so I dunno how they'd
> match up.
> I do know that my MVIII uses a hack of a lot less power booting off a
> remote disk than it did spinning up 3 MFM drives. I can only assume
> that the RAxx use even more juice.

By a remote disk, I assume you're talking about a 3.5" SCSI disk sitting in
a remote VMS or *BSD box? In such a configuration you still should (if
possible) have a local swap disk.

Received on Mon Feb 24 2003 - 16:02:00 GMT

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