Microstar comments?

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 31 06:35:19 PDT 2004

Andrew Calkin wrote:

> I am not _certain_, but I think from memory that each SATA controller
> can only handle one drive. I _should_ know this, as I have a SATA 
> hard drive on my machine at home, but I have been overseas for 3 months,
> and that machine seems a distant memory right now. But my mobo has dual
> PATA and dual SATA, so it could have a total of 4 PATA devices and 2
> SATA. If someone knows better, please correct me.

You are correct. Each SATA connector handles a single drive only.

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