[plug] Cheap Linux-friendly SATA/PCI Controllers

Patrick Coleman blinken at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 22:05:02 WST 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 10:23 AM, Trevor Phillips
<trevor.phillips at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a PC at home that's rather short on disk space, but doesn't
> have onboard SATA. However, I'd rather buy SATA disk to be more
> future-proof. Replacing the whole PC isn't financially viable at this
> stage. ^_^
> Is there anything in particular to look for in SATA PCI Controllers to
> ensure decent Linux compatibility, or are they all pretty standard and
> well supported?

I use Silicon Image chipset ones that are fairly well supported and
extremely cheap, but mine are getting old - I don't know if there's
better alternatives now.


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