>> I'm trying to build a decent system for multi-track audio recording
>> using Ardour or Audacity.
>> I'm in the market for a good cheap SCSI controller and drive to
>> run under Debian with a 2.4.27 or 2.6.x kernel. Support for two
>> drives would be nice, but not necessary.
>> The drive(s) don't need to be huge, as I can archive to CD.
>> I would appreciate any recommendations or advice. I've never used
>> SCSI hardware before.
> I'm still using adaptec 2940s and I have a new 29160 scsi controller on my
> server which does backup to an ecrix, a scsi cdrw, and a 160g cheetah
> 10,000rpm drive. These have worked flawlessly with both 2.4 and 2.6
> kernels for me over the years. I don't have any particular "new needs"
> so the 2940 series just does what I need.
> I think you can find boatloads of 2940s and 29160s on ebay or other
> places for good costs these days.
Adaptec AHA 2490 U2W works perfectly with kernel 2.6.8 in SuSE 9.2 in my
box. An card with LSI-Chip Sym53c895 (Dawi DC-2980 U2W) wasn't supported
with kernel 2.6.x, so I had to change to the Adaptec.