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Re: indy scsi

To: Alan Cox <>
Subject: Re: indy scsi
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 16:32:35 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Szabo Attila <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
In-reply-to: <>
On Wed, 8 May 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Yes, I know all of that, and I've expected only max 3-5 MB/sec but not
> > 1.7.
> > The scsi bandwith on indy is 10MB/s, the disk is above 10 MB/s.
> > Maybe I expect too much
> An old 2Gb 5400 RPM drive ought to deliver about 2Mbytes/second data rates.
> The 1.7 sounds suprisingly low unless the driver code doesn't support 
> disconnect and scsi2 tagged stuff. For an old NCR538x/9x device without
> those it sounds all too believable.

Doesn't the Indy have a wd33c93, like the Amiga 3000? If yes, 1.7 MiB/s is
indeed quite low.



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