Re: 2.4.21 ServerWorks DMA Bugs

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 03:13:22 EST

You missed the point! Sheesh.
They know the issues and take into account the problem.
History in the past showed us the driver is superior to the BIOS setups.
This time it bites us in the arse, then kicks us.

As for OSB4 it is a dead product.

Since BroadCom killed two of my principle (trusted) contacts in
Serverworks (CEO and VP of Business) there is only one person high in the
food chain who may be trustable but I worry.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, Tomas Szepe wrote:

> > []
> >
> > Caution!
> >
> > Serverworks has OEM's who have BIOS's which are setup for a reason.
> > If the BIOS is configured for any reason the the driver stomps on the BIOS
> > settings there will be damage to the content on the media.
> >
> > Just the view from an insider in the know.
> Hmm, I certainly wouldn't expect a $3500 server to come with busted
> IDE, but thanks for the suggestion, we'll take extra care.
> --
> Tomas Szepe <>

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