This is a discussion on Re: Help choosing a good PCI PIDE controller - FreeBSD ; On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:36:19PM +0200, Anton - Valqk wrote: > Hi there group, > I have a P 233MHZ machine running as rouer, > I have attached a second drive for a storage but the IDE controller ...
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:36:19PM +0200, Anton - Valqk wrote:
> Hi there group,
> I have a P 233MHZ machine running as rouer,
> I have attached a second drive for a storage but the IDE controller on the
> mother board is very old and slow (UDMA33).
> The disk is new and have 16MB cache, but the IDE is very slow and have very
> bad performace - about 1.3MB/s.
> I want to attach a PCI PATA IDE controller (I'm running 6.3) that will be
> rock solid.
> can you please recommend me a good card?
I have had good experiences with the Promise Ultra100 TX2.
The Promise Ultra133 TX2 should be even better, but I have no personal
experience with it. (Apart from the slightly higher speed, the Ultra133
should be able to handle large disks out of the box, while the Ultra100
needed a firmware update to handle disks larger than 128GiB.)
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