[mythtv-users] 3Ware RAID 5 backend

Ben Dash ben_dash at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 9 05:04:23 UTC 2007

--- Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> wrote:
> On Sun Jan 07, 2007 at 07:10:01PM -0800, Ben Dash
> wrote:
> > I wasn't sure that the 9xxx 3Ware cards supported
> > 32bit PCI, hence the older 7506.  Can you run a
> 9550
> > in a 32bit PCI slot?
> You should be able to - PCI-X cards should work in a
> standard 32bit 3.3V
> (IIRC) PCI slot.  I've not used a 9550, but a 9500
> certainly does work
> in a 32bit PCI slot (and I'e not noticed any major
> performance
> improvements now it's moved to a PCI-X slot).

Sweet, well forget PATA then, I'm going with SATA and
a 9500, since they're a little cheaper than the 9550
and may be more mature.  I just checked the manual and
it confirms 32bit PCI capability.


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