[mythtv-users] Backend with really crappy hardware
cythrault at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 20:13:58 UTC 2004
On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 14:43:35 +0300 (EEST), Kalle Pokki <kpokki at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> Maybe this could really also be a problem, as the 10-year old IDE
> controllers hardly support the latest DMA transfer modes. Which makes me
> wonder if the BIOS could also have some issues with a 200 GB hard disk.
An alternative would be to hook a SCSI/SATA controller in that box and
use a corresponding HD.
That would solve the BIOS limitation. Tho, the old PCI slots would
probably not be compatible with SATA controllers.
But anyway, even with a P3/1.26 I encounter minor PCI performance
issues... so, a 486... Be realistic. :)
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