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Re: ATA card



Jeff Vian wrote:


Rick Stevens wrote:

Jeff Vian wrote:



James Kosin wrote:

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Homer wrote:
|     Ok, out of space in the onboard ATA controller... Looking for
| recommendations for a PCI ATA card... Doesn't need RAID or anything,
| just well supported in FC2 to add more drives...
|
Homer,

You should really be looking at SCSI if you want more drives. With SCSI
you can have up to 7+ drives.


Scsi2 is up to 8 devices. Ultra-scsi is up to 16 devices per controller. Most modern controllers and drives are ultra-scsi.

I just recently built a box with 9 scsi drives on a single controller. The price was right and the biggest problem was a case capable of holding that many drives. 18GB scsi drives are readily available for about $10 each.



<tongue-in-cheek> Really? Where? $10! Wow! </tongue-in-cheek>

Methinks he means $100 and that's rather optimistic.  I'd say about
$180 or so (US dollars).


Hey Rick,

Try :-) http://www.softwareandstuff.com/hdwstorage.html :-)


I was not kidding.....

According to that you aren't. These are new? Not refurbished or "ripped out of old machines"? Geeze! :-O (bookmarked!) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- - Rick Stevens, Senior Systems Engineer rstevens vitalstream com - - VitalStream, Inc. http://www.vitalstream.com - - - - "Doctor! My brain hurts!" "It will have to come out!" - ----------------------------------------------------------------------



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