Basic IDE - disk per channel performance

Blake Barnett shadoi at nanovoid.com
Mon Nov 13 17:57:08 MST 2006


On Nov 13, 2006, at 4:50 PM, Justin Findlay wrote:

> On AD 2006 November 13 Monday 06:27:17 PM -0600, Michael Halcrow  
> wrote:
>> The next time I build a software RAID, I am definitely
>> going all SATA.
>
> Except that SATA cables are easily unseated -- something that's a  
> little
> harder when you have 25 pins. (-:

This is not an issue with well designed SATA controllers and cables.   
I have seen some really horrible ones, especially those that come  
with some motherboards, but usually they are quite snug and some even  
have a clip to hold them on. (Again, my experience is mainly with  
server hardware).

-Blake



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