Subject: Re: motherboard recommendations?
To: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
Date: 08/06/2002 19:24:52
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thanks for you answer.
On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 07:11:06PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> i don;t know any real IDE raid on motherboards.
that's why i wrote 'pseudo'.
> but using master/slave config is bad idea and will slow down
> everything. better just buy extra PCI IDE card and put every disk on
> another channel.
it's not that critical. the slave devices will be for user data and the
reliability is more important than the actual speed.
> i don't think any special mobo is needed. but something with well
> tested intel chipset, or athlon with AMD chipset. avoid VIA
well, this doesn't say much. let me rephrase it once again:
- IDE pseudo-raid supported in NetBSD
- ECC memory support is a plus
- 1 socket for AMD cpu
- chipset known to work reliably
any recommendations for vendors/models you have good experience with?
i am really more into SCSI, non-x86 hardware..
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