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Old 06-24-2005, 08:10 PM   #1
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hey everyone... I'm interested in buying a card that will add two more IDE ports to my computer via an IDE slot.... however i'm running Linux... and I don't know how good the driver support for this will be....

has anyone ever bought one of these? any ideas? thanks.
 
Old 06-24-2005, 08:25 PM   #2
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"I'm interested in buying a card that will add two more IDE ports to my computer via an IDE slot.... however i'm running Linux... and I don't know how good the driver support for this will be....

has anyone ever bought one of these?"

I have bought two. The first was a Maxtor card using a Promise chipset. Eventually I threw it away. In October, 2003 I replaced the Maxtor card with a HighPoint card and it has worked perfectly ever since.

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