Putting an old server to good use

Brian bri at brianwhalen.net
Wed Feb 6 23:13:16 UTC 2008

alex wrote:
> I'm just worried that if that computer ends up frying a piece of 
> antiquated hardware which is hard to replace, I may be stuck with a 
> number of ATA drives that may or may not supported by the computers 
> available at that time. I have no idea of the timeline for getting rid 
> of IDE.
Is a sata card an option?  Maybe boot off of USB and then use an 
external drive?
P3 hardware is still plenty good.


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