RE: Two hdds on one channel - why so slow?

From: Dana Lacoste (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 14:29:17 EST

> Because Firewire is Consumer electronics and nearly dead. Dont now of
> Enterpise Solutions with Firewire. Besides there is no
> switching support for it.

Also the bandwidth differences :

Firewire (Generation 1, what you can get now) is 400Mbit/s
FC Gen 1 is 100MByte/s
Gen 2 is 200MByte/s
(OK, I know those last two numbers are right, but I don't
know what the NAMES of the standards are :)

Firewire isn't even supposed to be in the same league! :)

Dana Lacoste
Ottawa, Canada
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