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Re: eSATA woes

On Thu, 17 Dec 2009 14:43:24 -0500, Gregory Seidman wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 07:30:07PM +0000, Camale?n wrote:

>> > 0001:10:12.0 RAID bus controller: Silicon Image, Inc. SiI 3124 PCI-X
>> > Serial ATA Controller (rev 02)
>> Just a hint: check the BIOS of the card (you usually get there by
>> pressing F8 key) and look whether it has been setup to function as a
>> RAID device or JBOD.
>> My "wild guess" is that a RAID configuration could be a bit problematic
>> and thus avoiding/interfering the communication with external e-sata
>> ports.
> That's an interesting thought, but it's a bit complicated by the fact
> that the old hardware in question is a G4-era Mac. Any idea how to check
> on that without a BIOS? I literally have no PC hardware available.

Ouch! :-)

I have not "played" with PowerPC architecture so I cannot tell :-?

If you have no way to enter into the BIOS of the card then my hint can go 
directly into "/dev/null" ;-)



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