From: "Jai Ketteridge" <jai at innaloo dot net>
> Hi Mark. These are plain old 256MB cards - not ultra 2
> I have 2 Dell SC430 and none of them boot with the IDE convertor - but do
> boot with a USB Card Reader (but not a successful boot to the console
Will they even boot IDE? All the options I see from Dell are SATA and SCSI,
> I have now tried the IDE convertor in 4 P4 machines with no luck but tried
> an old P2 HP machine tonight and it worked first time!
> Im a little reluctant to put a 7 year old machine into a business for a
> firewall though!
I have a good 25 Dell GX200s which are P3 866 systems, and so far none have
failed. Good used equipment can be better than cheap new equipment.