[mythtv-users] Suitable Hardware
mike at dividia.net
Tue Oct 9 21:29:06 UTC 2007
Brian Wood wrote:
> Mike OZ wrote:
>> Thanks Scott
>> I have just found that my suggested mother board only has one IDE
>> controller. Seems that this is general with just about all boards and
>> has caught me by surprise. Guess I should buy MBs more often.
>> My solution is to use a "InnoVISION EIO-1680 ATA-133 IDE RAID
>> Controller" which uses the PCI bus. I already have two 300gb IDE drives
>> which I want to use. Do you think that it would work okay. The
>> InnoVISION site does not give specs for the board but elsewhere there
>> are comments that it works with Linux OS. Does that mean it will work
>> with all versions?
> Do you mean only 1 PATA port? I haven't seen a board that didn't have 2
> PATA ports (two IDE controllers), but I don't buy a lot of mobos.
That's pretty common these days 4 to 6 SATA ports and one PATA port.
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