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Re: large disks in Cobalt Qube 2

--- On Mon, 22/2/10, Chris Thomas <sruchris@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Chris Thomas <sruchris@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: large disks in Cobalt Qube 2
> To: debian-mips@lists.debian.org
> Date: Monday, 22 February, 2010, 17:13
> I'm thinking about buying a 1-2 TB
> SATA drive and installing it into
> the Qube 2 via a SATA -> PATA adapter. I'll use a CF
> card for the boot
> partition.  Are there any obvious reasons why this
> setup wouldn't
> work?

I think it'd work, but it might be a bit painful storing so much data on such a slow device.

My qube2 used to be a fileserver too, it was okay, but these days it just serves some webpages and my emails whilst the files are now on a newer machine with a raid card.

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