[lug] SAS controllers and SCSI drives
williamkpetty at comcast.net
Sat Aug 11 11:59:59 MDT 2007
Sorry you will need two controllers. SAS is to parallel SCSI as SATA
is to parallel ATA.
So far I do not know of a controller that supports both on the same
adapter. If your system
already has one flavor, you only need a controller for the other.
As for the 80-pin SCA backplane, most will support Ultra 160, but
Ultra320 requires fairly
tight impedance control for solid operation.
At 05:48 PM 8/9/2007, you wrote:
>Unfortunately I can't make tonight's meeting, but have a question
>maybe someone can answer. I've looked around and can't definitively
>answer this, although clues indicate the answer is "no".
>Can anyone here tell me if there is any known adapter or backplane
>that allows use of Ultra 160/320 80 pin SCA SCSI on SAS controllers?
>I'm thinking if it isn't possible.
>D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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