Rick Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 05 Oct 1998 06:41:52 -0400
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 1998 09:11:41 -0700 (PDT)
From: root <email@example.com>
My best estimate is the parport Sparq is about 20% as fast as my SCSI
drives. And yes, I had problems with data integrity while the Sparq was
configured in 32bit mode while in linux, although no apparent data
integrity problems while using DOS as my OS.
It price and media removability are attractive, but I'm still reading to
determin whether it is the Sparq itself or the chipset on my parport that
was responsible for the data integrity errors.
For what it's worth, the problem may be more with the parallel
interface (either hardware or software) than with the drive itself. I
have a parallel and an internal. The internal seems to be roughly as
fast as my primary disk and I haven't ever noticed a data integrity
problem with it.
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