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Re: Promise IDE controllers

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 07:48:03PM -0400, Nathanael Hasbrouck wrote:
> I'd like to put an IDE controller in by 7600/G3 this summer, and I 
> noticed a couple people on the list are using Promise cards. They're 
> fairly cheap, and I'm curious. :^)  Is there anything special I 
> should know before I get one?  I'm currently looking at the TX2 Ultra 
> 100 card, but that's subject to change.  How is support for the newer 
> cards?  Will I need to compile drivers or has someone already done 
> that?  I know it won't be bootable, and working under Mac isn't a 
> priority.  Any experience out there?

I've tested the Ultra TX2/133 (PDC20269) on just about every PPC
imaginable 40x/44x/82xx/7xx/74xx.  It's rock solid and fast.
Performance relative to CMD64x chipsets is excellent.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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