Booting from PCIe SSD

Justin Sherrill justin at
Tue Jul 7 09:51:12 PDT 2015

You could put a normal SSD in there, and if you needed to attach more
drives, use a Silicon Image port multiplier - if there's an eSATA
connector on the outside.

I realize that's answering a different question than the one you asked.

On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 10:54 AM, PeerCorps Trust Fund
<ipc at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Does anyone have any experience booting Dragonfly on an SSD mounted on a PCIe lane? The board (Intel) that I am currently working with has 4 internal SATA ports. I'd like to add an SSD for boot and swapcache while not "sacrificing" the use of a full 3.5 inch bay and SATA port otherwise used for storage.
> The machine has a PCIe x16 Gen 2.x lane free which seems suitable for an SSD. The model that appears to have the features that I am looking for is this one
> Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
> --
> Mike

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