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

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Mon Nov 13 15:45:27 MST 2006

Jeff Schroeder wrote:
> That's not very helpful, I know. :)  But I can tell you that I've used 
> Promise Ultra133 ATA PCI cards in several Linux servers without 
> problems.  They weren't the exact model you're showing here (for 
> example, they didn't include hardware RAID).  But they came up in the 
> kernel as /dev/hdk and so forth.
> Jeff

Have you noticed any reduced data transfer speeds using a PCI add on
controller card, verses using the motherboard built in controller cards?


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