Re: Can one put three IDE drives into one PC?
From: Hactar (ebenONE_at_tampabay.ARE-ARE.com.unmunge)
Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2004 18:09:42 GMT
In article <20040103123255.C92079@gate.math.rochester.edu>,
Saul Lubkin <email@example.com> wrote:
> Assuming one has all space in available bays, that's the question.
> The PC is running Debian linux, woody, and is a Gateway Intel Pentium III,
> I think. It's a tower, with plenty of free bays for an hd of any size.
You can put two IDE disks per bus, and you can have as many buses as your OS
and BIOS support. A bus where there are two items will be subject to
contention between them.
> Again, I don't read the newsgroup often -- so direct email would be
> greatly appreciated.
Ask here, get the answer here.
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