Subject: Re: new SATA controller/drive _very_ slow (PIO mode 0)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Georgalis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2007 22:36:26
On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 08:32:10PM -0700, Jim Bernard wrote:
>On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 09:54:14PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>> > I've recently added to an old x86 system a PCI SATA controller (VIA VT6421)
>> I have never seen one of these (VIA chip on an add-in card) work. You
>> probably want to find some other brand of SATA controller.
> Do you have any suggestions? RAID is not of interest.
You can get a 4 channel SATA-II promise card for about $60.
2 channel are not a lot less.
George Georgalis, information system scientist <IXOYE><