[plug] Cheap Linux-friendly SATA/PCI Controllers

Andrew Furey andrew.furey at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 10:31:41 WST 2009

On 07/01/2009, Trevor Phillips <trevor.phillips at gmail.com> wrote:
>  The current options I'm toying with include:
>    http://www.auspcmarket.com.au/show_product_info.php?input[product_code]=AL-AT-CPASA-1&input[category_id]=430
>    http://www.austin.net.au/ProductList/ProductDetail/tabid/104/ProductCode/IO-PCI-SATA-2P/Default.aspx
>    http://www.ple.com.au/?p=snapshot&inventory_id=6541

I've used one that looked very similar to that third one - it was an
LSI chipset/driver. I vaguely recall some performance / reliability
issues (in terms of the drives actually getting detected - no data
corruption). It was a couple of years ago, so my memory could be


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