Re: IDE raid - which is better ? - modifying
> my silly thinking says...
> one cannot convert non-raid ide controllers into a hw raid controller
> by adding or cutting wires/traces/resistors
it is a fairly well documented fact that you can.
Think of it this way:
A company has to produce two products:
- an IDE controller
- an IDE RAID controller.
It is cheaper to produce one chipset which can do both than to produce
two different chipsets.
Thus, they simply disable certain features for the non-RAID controller
and sell them at a cheaper price.
luckily for us, certain members of the hardware community figured this