[rescue] Wide disk on Narrow bus, reprise
jorge234q at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 7 18:02:10 CST 2008
--- Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> >I have external cases. I was trying to figure out
> >how to cram the bigger (capacity) drive into this
> >nice little LX case -- to *avoid* using an external
> >case. :-(
> >Maybe I'll look around for another *tiny* machine
> >that uses IDE drives (which are easy to find in
> >larger sizes)
> I like the D201GLY2 motherboard - it isn't the
> fastest or "greenest" MB out there, but at about
> $70-75, it is a great value for a small little box.
> The latest version has two SATA ports and an IDE
> port, is fan-less, and can take up to two Gigs of
> DDR2 RAM (single DIMM).
Overkill. The LX would have been good for the
job *if* it had some more disk space (4G is just
not enough and with a box full of 18G drives I
figured *that* was a logical upgrade :< )
> It might fit in your lunchbox chassis, and two SATA
> drives would afford you a lot of storage.
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