Re: IDE hotplug support?

From: Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 19:25:41 EST

> 15 drives == 16 interfaces == 8 channels == 4 controllers
> with primary and secondary channel.
> He will have groups of about 4 drives on each channel wich
> serialize each other due to excessive IRQ line sharing and
> master slave issues.
> 8 x 130MBy/s >>>> PCI bus throughput... I would rather recommend
> a classical RAID controller card for this kind of
> setup.
> The request aliasing effects will be almost for sure disasterous
> to overall system performance.

hm. all I want is lots of space. I don't need speed here. What is
'disasterous' here?

Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, Datavaktmester

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