[NMLUG] NOT ide-scsi... Just IDE!

Gary Sandine nmlug@swcp.com
Sun, 4 Nov 2001 15:10:39 -0700

On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 08:58:25AM -0700, Aaron Birenboim wrote:
> Looks like my secondary IDE went bad.
> I swaped my DVD-ROM and my CD-R, and now
> I can see the CD-R just fine, and the DVD 
> does not probe.
> Is my best option a new motherboard, or might it
> be more cost/effort effective to get an IDE PCI card?

I recommend a Promise ATA 100 card, which work well with a new enough
kernel (we've used tons of them since 2.4.3) and sell for about $30.
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