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Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

keith dixon_4
Occasional Advisor

Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

I was just wondering if it is possible to fit an ide hard drive to a proliant 5000?

to be used for mass storage

(quad pent 2 600 memory 4x9.2 gig set at raid 5)
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e4services
Honored Contributor

Re: Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

You will need an additional IDE controller. There cheap, but get a good one. Adaptec makes some good one that will be compatible
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keith dixon_4
Occasional Advisor

Re: Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

Thanks for that, i have had a look for ide controllers, could you provide a model number or link to make sure i get one compatible.

I have looked on Ebay and there are many on there, and as you say cheep but just wanted to make sure

rgs

keith dixon
Ivajlo Yanakiev
Respected Contributor

Re: Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

For me any IDE PCI CTRL will work.

Chris Stoneley
Frequent Advisor

Re: Fitting an IDE Hard Drive To A Proliant 5000

Remember that you will not be able to use the IDE as a boot device either...