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Re: IDE controller card recommendation

On Tuesday 04 Oct 2005 19:39, Josh Battles wrote:
> Well, I'm not actually running them in a RAID array....
> I used the cards as regular IDE drive controller cards.  I got my grubby
> little hands on a box of 40GB harddrives for free so I kept 10 of them for
> myself and donated the rest to some friends. I used 2 drives with the
> on-board IDE controller to host the OS (Sarge) and the created a ~320GB
> spanned drive using LVM on the other 8 drives.
> Of the 2 drives on the onboard IDE controller, one of them has everything
> on it except the /home partition.  I chose to put /home on the second 40GB
> drive so that if I wanted to reinstall for any reason I would have a safe
> haven to store my data.
> Granted this probably isn't an ideal setup but it was inexpensive and has
> been very reliable for the past 6 months.  I've had no hardware related
> issues whatsoever.
> --
> - Josh
> www.omg-stfu.com

Don't mean to be negative - but who pays your electricity bill?

And who manufactures you ear defenders ?


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