Basic IDE Controller Card - to wait, or not to wait....

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Mon Nov 13 16:42:14 MST 2006

Michael L Torrie wrote:
> True.  You can disable your drives entirely in the BIOS and linux will
> still see them through its own drivers.  You most definitely *do* need
> driver support for any IDE controller card you add.  I've always had
> good luck with cards like the promise IDE 133.
> Michael

With the number of positive reviews that were posted about this
particular card, I think I will bite the time bullet, and go ahead and
order the Promise card.

Thank you all for your suggestions,

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