[ECOS] [OT] SATA/SAS Chip attached to an AT91SAM9RL64 + Drivers?
Thu Nov 20 15:23:00 GMT 2008
> we have the need to attach 2-4 SAS drives (e.g. Seagate ST373455SS)
> to an (maybe) AT91SAM9RL64 (it has 118 I/O) and while searching to
> death, I now ask here, if someone know a manufacturer of SATA/SAS
> µChips which can easyly attached?
> Speed is no problem, we need only ultra reliable storage and Low-
> Most Chips I have found are PCI based which I definitively can not use.
> OR what about USB-SATA µChips?
> The AT91SAM9R64 (is cheaper and only 49 I/O) has a USB 2.0 High-
> Speed controler, if I attach a USB-Hub chip (NXP?) to it and then 2-4
> of those USB/SATA converter?
> Then I need to know, where to get those USB/SATA Converter chips!
> I should note, that the WHOLE PCB can not be bigger then a 2"5 drive.
Are you sure you sent this to the right list? This isn't really a list for
EE/PCB design although there is some crossover on occasion.
There are literally tons of multi port SATA controllers out there.
Maybe one of these can help you:
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