Subject: Re: IEEE1394 (firewire) vs USB2
To: NetBSD-current <>
From: Xavier HUMBERT <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/03/2002 12:45:06
Rick Kelly <> wrote :

> I have one i386 box with an IDE drive and a CD/RW. So, even though there
> are 4 IDE connectors, I have effectively used up all the IDE connections.

An UltraDMA 100 PCI card is quite cheap - you can have a PromiseTX2 for
around $70. And a 100 GB IDE for $200, iirc.

Works here like a charm. On my old P200, I guess the bottleneck is the
memory bus speed :-)