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Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Thu Sep 16 08:46:16 UTC 2010

On Thu, 16 Sep 2010 01:18:07 -0600
Modulok <modulok at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an old box I want to turn into a file server backup machine.
> Unfortunately, the mainboard has only PATA headers. I do have three
> PCI slots though, so I was looking at a PCI SATA controller card that
> will get along with FreeBSD without a fuss. Nothing fancy, just
> something inexpensive that I can plug a few SATA drives into. Then
> I'll create a graid3 with them, or mess around with ZFS. Anyone using
> something worth a recommendation?

The only recommendation I have is not to get a Silicon Image (Sil)
based card - they're cheap but don't work well.


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