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Re: Looking for eSATA card

On Sat, 2011-01-15 at 13:16 -0600, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:
> I'm looking for a 64-bit PCI-X (not PCI-Express) eSATA card based on the
> Sil 3132 chipset that will allow me to use a dual-slot Thermaltake
> ST0014U external SATA "toaster" with my big SuperMicro server. It must
> be based on the Sil 3132 chipset, or Linux will not be able to see and
> use both slots. Don't ask me how I know this. :-( 
> I've found a couple of Sil 3132-based PCI-Express/34 adapters from Ineo
> and Addonix for my big Thinkpad. That's an OK work-around, but I'm not
> looking for a mobile solution.

Question for Steve: Is the Sil 3124 chipset the PCI/PCI-X counterpart of
the Sil 3132? If so, I have several available choices.


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