[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 09:22:19 CST 2007

Ethan O'Toole wrote:
>> Finding a current MB with 4 PCI slots is challenging (NOT impossible,
>> but your choices are very limited)... Also, what is the difference
>> between one 12 port card on a PCI bus vs. three 4 port cards on a PCI
>> bus (aside from simple hardware redundancy, where you you now have three
>> point s of failure instead of one, but hopefully one-third the impact
>> when one of the three fails)?
>> Lionel
> Server boards have multiple busses, and you could get cards of different
> types.
> Oh yea:
> http://users.757.org/~ethan/pics/geek/computer_stuff/soundcard_champion/
> 19 pci slots, 5 busses, 1 box. Booya.

I'm sure I could come up with uses to build a box like that, but just to 
satisfy my curiosity...  what purpose does that box serve?

And what motherboard does it have?

Peace...  Sridhar

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