On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Michel van Deventer <michel at van.deventer.cx> wrote: > On Thu, 2011-04-07 at 10:45 -0700, John R Pierce wrote: >> On 04/07/11 10:23 AM, Kevin Thorpe wrote: >> > The only PCI-X card I have is an old ICP Vortex RAID controller and >> > the Dell hangs with that installed (BIOS is disabled). >> > >> > It's only for a tape drive so performance isn't really an issue. >> >> parallel scsi is becoming somewhat archaic, and probably getting harder >> to find, but I've always liked the LSI Logic scsi cards. >> >> for PCI-X, that would be a LSI-U320, and for PCI-E X4, a LSU20320IE >> (both those have internal and external and external connectors on the >> same U320 SCSI channel) >> >> >> a few more choices here, >> http://www.lsi.com/storage_home/products_home/host_bus_adapters/scsi_hbas/index.html >> (some have dual channels, others have different connectors) > What about a PERC4 from Dell (LSI Megaraid , PCI-X). You should be able > to find them for a reasonable price on Ebay (70 euro). I used to have a > few lying around ;) It already has a PERC6 (I think) but that's fully occupied with the RAID. Am I asking for trouble having both installed?