Subject: Re: Success with 2nd IDE Channel on RAQ2+
To: Robert P. Thille <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erik Berls <email@example.com>
Date: 01/08/2007 12:07:43
Cool.. I haven't yet ordered the parts for mine to do that conversion.
How does the speed increase look?
I managed to do something wierd to my test machine as well.. As I had
it out of its case and poking around, I managed to disturb something.
Now it no longer displays anything on console during poweron and
_immediately_ goes to booting the disk.
On 1/8/07, Robert P. Thille <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A while ago I came upon a web page that talked about the possibility
> of having two IDE channels on a RAQ2. Since I was running RAID 1
> already I figured I might be able to gain some performance, or at
> least a little safety (if the drive electronics on one drive screwed
> up 1 channel, the other might survive). After some investigation, I
> hunted down the components I needed and did some ugly hand-soldering
> of surface mount components and now I'm booting my RaQ2+ with two IDE
> Boot output attached:
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