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Re: generic HW question about SATA



GREAT

 

Thanks! I really need whats on this drive

----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Knoop <mpknoop gmail com>
Date: Friday, January 26, 2007 9:00 am
Subject: Re: generic HW question about SATA
To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list redhat com>

> On 26/01/07, mindwave cfl rr com <mindwave cfl rr com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Hey,
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm upgrading my main linux box this weekend. I have about a TB
> worth of
> > HD's to use, all ATA.
> >
> >
> >
> > I know that the new standard is SATA, and i actually have ONE
> SATA drive
> > that I could use if I wanted to (its in a USB box right now).
> >
> > But never having used SATA, can ATA and SATA be used in the same PC?
> >
> >
> >
> > For examplecan I have all 4 ATA channels full (3 HD's and a
> DVDRW) and then
> > activate the SATA channels in BIOS and throw this single drive
> on the back
> > end as well?
>
> It entirely depends on your motherboard - linux will handle whatever
> it sees. I have 2 SATA hard drives, a SATA DVDRW and an IDE HD running
> with no problems.
>
> Look up your motherboard specs to check on its capabilities - although
> one would think that if you can plug it in, then the board should be
> able to address it.
>
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