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Re: [SLE] Simple SATA question (chipset: VIA8237)
  • From: Mich Buchanan <listas_mich@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 10:27:14 +0200
  • Message-id: <20040524102714.2fa95502@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Yes I´m using an ASUS a7v with vt8237 with no problem with a 120Gb SATA seagate not tried RAID only the drive plugged and runing, no idea about how fast, because I´m a linux newbie and don´t know how to test it.

I expect it helps.

On Mon, 24 May 2004 08:03:40 +0200
Thibaut Cousin <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have an MSI KT6 motherboard, with a VIA8237 chipset, running SUSE 9.1. The
> chipset is recognized by the kernel with no problem.
> So far I have only used UDMA hard drives and I'd like to buy a SATA one. I
> don't plan to use any fancy option, like RAID, etc. I just want to plug one
> drive and use it.
> Has anyone successfully used that chipset? Are there any hard drive
> manufacturers to avoid?
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Thibaut Cousin

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