I'm not familiar with all the details of SCSI implementation, so I'd
like to hear something of an authoritative answer. Is it possible for
a slow SCSI device to affect the performance of other faster devices
on the chain? I have an "ancient" Sony-manufactured slow-as-hell SCSI
(revision 1 even!) CDROM that was the original Mac CDROM drive (taken
out of the case to mount internally). I'm going to put it on a BT-946C
PCI Fast SCSI-2 card with 3 fairly quick Fast SCSI-2 drives in pretty
steady usage under Linux, but the CDROM would be used very infrequently.
If it might slow down the rest of the SCSI system, I'd rather just leave
it out. Please no flames from those who aren't as SCSI ignorant. :)
Please copy any followups in email.. thanks in advance!
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