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On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 02:57:48PM -0500, Stephen Adler wrote:
> Does one need a special port multiplex aware set of disk drives? and a 
> port multiplex controller? Or does standard sata controllers support 
> port multiplexing?

The drives don't have to be special; you need a multiplexer
which works with the sata controller you have, and some sata
controllers don't work with any multiplexer.

Silicon Image (SIL) chipsets are quite popular for both
controller and multiplexer chips.


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