Subject: Re: IDE Controller Card Recommendation
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rasputin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/30/2003 12:52:09
* Sean Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> [0312 04:12]:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 09:27:11PM -0500, yo _ wrote:
> > Hi, i'm planning on getting a new controller card for my computer (since
> > the one on my motherboard is so bad). I was thinking of getting just a ATA
> > 100 card, but i wouldn't mind getting anything better. If anyone has any
> > recommendations for one for use with NetBSD just email me, thanks!\
> > -rian
> I would recommend a Promise PCI Ultra100TX2 card.
<aol>me too</aol> - and for the same reasons; the onboard IDEs could only do
DMA2, and I blew them both up eventually - I had to upgrde to current to get it
working, but that was a year or so back, so I expect support is 1.6 now.
If you're in the UK I can sell you mine cheap in a week or so, actually.
You are wise, witty, and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading
this sort of trash.
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns