[CentOS] sata drives and controlers

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Mar 10 02:28:23 UTC 2011

On 03/09/11 6:03 PM, Michel Donais wrote:
>> Is your server PCI 32bit, PCI 64bit, or PCI-X (64bit, 100-133Mhz), or is
>> it PCI-Express and if so does it have x4 or faster slots?
> The mother board is an MSI KT# MS6380E with an AMD2100XP cpu
> FSB is 166 mhz; chipset is 333mhz

thats some old stuff.   :-/

32bit 33Mhz PCI slots, with an AGP slot for the video card.   no server 
grade cards will work at all, and a simple PCI SATA card will be 
bottlenecked if more than 1 drive is actively transferring at once

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