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SubjectRe: IDE hotplug support?
> >=20
> > 8 x 130MBy/s >>>> PCI bus throughput... I would rather recommend
> > a classical RAID controller card for this kind of
> > setup.
> Because RAID controllers do not use the PCI bus ??? ;)

The raid card transfers the data once, software raid once per device for
Raid 1/5 - thats a killer.

> By the way, has anyone tried such larger multi-controller setups, and t=
> ested
> the bandwidth in configurations with multiple PCI busses on the board, =
> versus a
> single PCI bus ?

With 2.4 yes. With all the 2.5 changes no.
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