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

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed Jun 17 00:01:39 UTC 2009

Brian Wood wrote:
> The web posting at Provantage says it's a PCI-Express card, though it doesn't 
> specify 16X or otherwise. The picture looks odd, having a "hook" on the rear 
> like an AGP card., so I don't think it's really PCI-Express.
> The Supermicro site seems to indicate it's a UIO slot, which is, as you say, 
> somewhat proprietary.
'Somewhat' being the key word there.  As far as I can tell, its just a 
PCIe card flipped upside down.  Take off the bracket, bolt it on the 
other side, and you probably have a perfectly functional PCIe card, with 
the possibility of some spacing issues.

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