[mythtv-users] OT: Help selecting PCI SATA card

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Tue Aug 7 03:34:10 UTC 2007


On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 23:25 -0400, Harry Orenstein wrote:
> > >> I recently acquired 3, Maxtor branded, Promise S150-TX2plus cards
> > >> for a home brew NAS. Just couldn't pass up $7.95 price. I have
> > >> found that Promise has been supporting this card since
> > >> Red Hat 7.3 with rpm and source drivers. S150-TX2plus has been
> > >> supported by libata from early on according some of the
> > >> newsgroups I googled.


Here is what I used..

http://flickr.com/photos/lotso/681353840/


http://flickr.com/photos/lotso/681347886/

it's a 2 port PCI Sata.. Purchased for ~USD20.

Had to reflash the firmware for it to support 750G drives.

it's a Silicon Image Chipset


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