> From: email@example.com (Neil Russell)
> Date: Sat, 3 Jul 93 21:27:23 PDT
> In my opinion, Adaptec have one of the best SCSI controllers that you
> can get for a PC like machine. Why is it good? It provides master
> DMA, scatter/gather modes, etc.
> Sounds great, but you forgot to mention the part number! :-)
> - What part are you thinking of?
> - Is it easy to get in small quantities?
> - How easy is it to glue to a 3051 memory bus? I looked at the NCR 53C710 a
> while back, and it would have been a pain to glue to the bus.
> - Got a number for Adaptec so I can get the doc?
I was refering to the 1542, 1742, etc boards. I called Adaptec and was told
that they did not sell any of their chips; just boards. Despite this
I have seen Adaptec chips on disk drives, and maybe one or two other
places, but the point still stands: we cannot use Adaptec at all.
Neil Russell (The wizard from OZ)
Pyramid Technology Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3860 N. First Street Voice: (408) 428-7302
San Jose, CA 95134-1702 FAX: (408) 428-8845