Re: 2T for i386

From: Stephen Lee (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 02:16:31 EST

Alan Cox <> wrote:
> I used to think that. Im planning on deploying a 1Tb IDE raid using 3ware kit
> for an ftp site very soon. Its very cheap and its very fast. UDMA with
> one disk per channel and the controller doing some of the work.
> All it lacks is hot swap.

I wonder if it is possible to have the manufacturers agree on a common electrical/physical standard for IDE hot-swap connector, like SCA for SCSI.
Say, being able to use standard enclosures that is compatible with different manufacturer's disks, instead of those 5 inch bay tray hacks that are big and not compatible to each other.


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