modulok at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 20:45:42 UTC 2010
>> 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?
>There are IDE to SATA converters. You plug it directly into the IDE connector
and on the other end you have a SATA150 plug.
This is news to me. I now have two on the way :)
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