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Re: generic HW question about SATA



On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 11:23 -0500, mindwave cfl rr com wrote:
> GREAT
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks! I really need whats on this drive
> 

I use sata and ata on my asus socket 939 board without issues.

dave

> ----- 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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