Re: Controller trashes FS (what's new)

Travis Woodbury (
Mon, 27 Jan 1997 09:36:27 -0500

> On Sun, 26 Jan 1997, Mike Kilburn wrote:
> > It was my understanding that you must re-format your
> > drive when switching SCSI controllers.
> Depends what you're switching from/to. Some cards will deal with
> geometries used by others. NCR's for instance can take over after you've
> started with an Adaptec, but I don't think you can go the other way. I
> wonder if a Buslogic can take over for an NCR...I'm considering trying
> that.

I switched our server from an NCR 53c810 to the Buslogic 958 about three weeks
ago and have had no problems. Both seem to be very fast and stable

-Travis Woodbury
Real World Interface