[OpenIndiana-discuss] Another [OT] Hardware Post
gdriggs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 06:27:40 UTC 2011
On Feb 22, 2011, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Sorry to be dense here but what is an HBA
Host bus adapter is just a fancy name for a multi-port and/or channel hard drive, fibre channel, or Ethernet storage card. A better and more thorough description may be found on wikipedia.
It reminds me of when Sun & other workstation vendors still called all their video cards frame buffers. q.v. the much older vector displays and the much newer graphics accelerators.
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