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Old 01-10-06, 10:09 AM   #21
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Default Re: Dual Booting With Linux in Raid

Originally Posted by kenyee
If you don't need an mATX board, you might want to look at the "server" boards that have built in SAS RAID chipsets. Motherboard makers might not be able to pull this "hardware RAID means I have a BIOS to boot into software RAID" stunt w/ customers who expect SAS RAID to work as fast as SCSI RAID :-)
Outside of the fact that the board needs an ATX power plug to connect the PS, I'm not sure how ATX differs otherwise from a server board? Since I do not intend to operate a server, would this kind of motherboard deprive me of any other kind of ability?
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