Re: newbie question concerning linux install
On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 04:46:14PM -0400, Richard Miles wrote:
> > > > This seems doubtful. The first IDE drives is almost always hda, not
> > > > hde. Check your kernel startup messages for info.
> > >
> > > Well, it's quite possible if he's got a 3rd-party IDE controller card,
> > > say for ATA/66 or ATA/100.
> > Several of the new Asus MB's actually have four IDE devices built in.
> That's intriguing -- by "devices" I presume you mean "channels"? (Two
> devices to a channel). Are the 3rd and 4th channels only available via the
> PCI bus? If not I smell serious IRQ shortage.
Theoretically, you should be able to connect 8 ide HDs.
ABIT KA7-100 is another example of MB with 4 ide controllers.
It has a Highpoint HPT370 ide RAID 0/1.
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