Recommended SATA card?

David Abrahams dave at
Tue Jun 17 02:26:56 UTC 2008

on Mon Jun 16 2008, "Owen Townend" <> wrote:

> Hey,
>   Ubuntu can quite happily sit in their support list as the Silicon
> Image chip has support in the kernel[1]. I haven't had any experience
> the Addonics specifically, but card looks to be very similar to the
> others using the same chipset and the price is also similar. Looking
> to ebay there is something similar for US$30 cheaper and the only
> difference looks to be the colour, though sometimes having a known
> entity to deal with warranty issues/DOA/etc is worth the premium.

Your ebay search fu must be stronger than mine; I'm not seeing any super
deals there, at least not without bidding.  I've spent enough of my own
cycles on this now that the $30 isn't worth any more of them ;-), so,

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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