I have a couple of ultra 33, ultra 66 and ultra 100 pci cards. My vector linux box, which is an intel desktop board, would not work with any of these
cards, as much as I tried. I think it was an issue with that board's bios.
Strange because they all work in my windows machine fine or on other motherboards with linux fine, vector sees it as a raid/ide controller I believe. Its just my dumb luck that my fastest motherboard for linux worn't work with them. Kind of sucks but I decided to build a USB hard drive box and give that a try...
I plan on putting 7 or 8 hard drives in an enclosure and connecting them up via one of those usb things that will turn one usb port into 8?
Not sure this will work, but its a fun project to work on. Plenty of video and mp3 storage...
How did your project work out?