[linux-audio-user] The trouble with disks

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Jan 3 17:08:06 EST 2004

I've got both Maxtor and Western Digital 5400RPM drives and haven't had
a problem with either.  I use IBM drives at work and they're fine too.


On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 16:00, John Anderson wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-01-03 at 23:08, Jan Depner wrote:
> > Aha!  I knew I remembered something about Adaptec and the envy24
> > chipset.  Check this out:
> > 
> > http://www.staudio.de/kb/english/conflicts/index.html
> AaaAAAaaaAaArgh!
> <mutter mutter>"Reputable" brand names<mutter mutter>
> Hmm. Maybe there's something that can be changed in the adaptec driver
> that will make it work better in this situation.
> > Granted, this is the ST Audio card and a 2940 but the chipset is the
> > same on the audio card and the 29160 is just a faster version of the
> > 29160 (note that there are problems with the on-board SCSI controllers
> > too).  After re-finding this (it's linked on my web site) I would
> > *definitely* recommend getting a cheap IDE drive for your audio data.
> OK, so, any recommendations (or, um, condemnations?) for an IDE drive?
> I'll let y'all know what happens. Many, many thanks for all the help.
> bye
> John

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