Subject: Re: Success with 2nd IDE Channel on RAQ2+
To: Robert P. Thille <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 01/08/2007 13:02:38
On 1/8/07, Robert P. Thille <> 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
> channels.
> Boot output attached:

Wow, do you have pictures or some type of schematic so we can see how
it was done?

I have a Qube so I was thinking of just adding a PCI card to do this.