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Vortek

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Is this rumor true???
« on: July 31, 2001, 03:02:00 PM »

Hey Guys!
   I heard a rumor that you can tweek the $50 PCI ATA/100 Promis card to run RAID 1+0!!!  Is this true?  Is it the same card with just the firmware disabled???  :o
Andrew
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2001, 03:24:00 PM »

yes just like all the other promis card it can be hacked, but it takes some skills with solder.
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2001, 03:44:00 PM »

Waht is the hack??  Can you gice me the specs?
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2001, 03:50:00 PM »

erm don't remember.... you soldered a resister to some pin on the controller and boom its flashable.

sorry...
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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2001, 06:26:00 PM »

but ive been told that the raid devices have more cache then the normal promise cards, so it may hurt on the performance area but a slow raid is still faster than no raid
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2001, 09:56:00 AM »

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On 2001-07-31 16:24, winterstick wrote:
yes just like all the other promis card it can be hacked, but it takes some skills with solder.

UGH..there's a bios hack that will do it with no need for a soldering iron!
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2001, 10:15:00 AM »

O....K..... :roll:
Where can I download the BIOS?
(I love the smiles!)
Andrew
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