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Re: 2 sata drives using 1 cable



On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson
<mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson
>>> As others have stated, it is one device/cable. You may want to
>>> consider a PATA DVD drive. Unless you have PCI express slots, adding
>>> a SATA card will limit your SATA speed. You could move the DVD drive
>>> to an add-on card, but you may not be able to boot from it. It
>>> depends on the SATA card.
>>
>> Even the cheap ones will allow booting.
>>
> I could have sworn I ran into one that would let you boot off a hard
> drive, but would not boot off of an optical drive. But my memory may
> be going...


Oh well, in that case, I could  be wrong. I assumed if it let you boot
an HDD it would surely let you boot optical drives


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