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Re: [vox-tech] Hardware recommendations

begin: William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> quote
> I'm going to Fry's this afternoon, and am _considering_ getting
> a different (easier to configure) SCSI card, and maybe a new HD and some
> RAM for Melissa's computer.
> I currently have an Adaptec "EZ-SCSI" SCSI card (the purpose is to connect
> to a SCSI scanner we got) which has an "AVA-1505A" chip on it.
> Any recommendations for a good, easy to configure SCSI card?
> (The system's got Debian with kernel 2.2.19 running on it, and
> 2.4.10 ready to go - Pete was helping try to get the IDE CD-RW drive and
> the Adaptec configured a week or so ago)
adaptec 2940u2w
> Also, any recommendations for good IDE HDs? :)

ibm deskstars are cheap and high quality.  7200rpm, fast r/w seek times and


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