[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for mythbackend machine

Yan-Fa Li yanfali at best.com
Tue Dec 14 00:00:33 UTC 2004

Russ Dill wrote:
>>I didn't have the money, so I ended up getting a cheap HighPoint card
>>and using Linux software RAID to replace my FastTrack.  The FastTrack
>>is definitely faster than softRAID in terms of throughput, but I'd
>>rather have safer, slower data personally.
> As far as just adding ide ports, would you recommend highpoint?

I've had good luck with Silicon Image 680 cards, I've used them half a 
dozen times.  They are usually 20-30USD retail.  I currently have two of 
them in my mythbox and they co-exist quite happily with all my onboard 
IDE and SCSI boxen.  They are UDMA 6 compatible and appear sanely designed.


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