[mythtv-users] Another take on large-capacity disk enclosures

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Mon Jun 15 22:08:04 UTC 2009

    > Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 17:52:18 -0400
    > From: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>

    > Links please. I really could use 8 port or greater SATA2 controllers
    > in my file servers that do not include hardware raid that I will never
    > use.

Well, the Supermicro board I pointed to when I started this thread:

> 2x SUPERMICRO AOC-SAT2-MV8 64-bit PCI-X133MHz SATA Controller Card ($99)
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815121009

...is cheap because (I assume) it doesn't try to do hardware RAID,
and it has 8 ports.

I don't know of any other such boards with 8 or more ports, though
I haven't searched exhaustively.

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