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Mario Lobo lobo at bsd.com.br
Thu Sep 16 21:20:07 UTC 2010

On Thursday 16 September 2010 04:18:07 Modulok wrote:
> List,
> 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?
> Thanks!
> -Modulok-
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There are IDE to SATA converters. You plug it directly into the IDE connector 
and on the other end you have a SATA150 plug.

I've been using one here on my home server for about 1,5 years without any 
Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winfoes FREE)

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