[ILUG] IDE in a SATA-only box
belgarath at webangel.ie
Fri Jun 15 11:40:58 IST 2007
On Friday 15 June 2007 11:32:30 Brendan Kehoe wrote:
> I've got a new system with SATA for disks, but would like to be able to
> use the two 500Gb IDE disks left from the now-deceased predecessor.
> I've got a Promise TX2 Ultra133 PCI card, but that doesn't seem to
> co-exist will in the BIOS with the SATA AHCI the BIOS also needs to load
> I'm going to keep trying to figure out a way to fix the card problem
> (it's dated 2001, whether that matters or not).
> I've not had much luck finding a IDE->SATA adapter, but plenty of the
> reverse. So my next thoughts are either a USB2 external enclosure that
> can hold *2* disks, or stack two of those if I have to.
> Don't suppose one of you have already done this little exercise,
> perchance? :)
RAID bus controller: Silicon Image, Inc. SiI 0649 Ultra ATA/100 PCI to ATA
Host Controller (rev 02)
which is working stright away (this ATA-133 controller). I do not have any
problems using it with conjunction with the onboard controller. If you give
me lspci with this card in the box we can start looking for right kernel
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