[Gllug] IDE issues

Stephen Harker steve at pauken.co.uk
Mon Apr 15 10:49:12 UTC 2002

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Bruce Richardson wrote:

> On 15/04/02, 11:26:30, Kim Hawtin <kim at aldigital.co.uk> wrote regarding Re: 
> [Gllug] IDE issues:
> > this may sound like a silly question, but have used the new fangled
> > high density cables?
> Aye, if you use a standart IDE cable then it falls back to slower UDMA 
> settings.  The new cables are distinctive, being round and colour coded 
> to show which end goes where.  
> http://www.cablesnmor.com/images/round-ide-cables.jpg
Yep I used the new-fangled fancy-coloured IDE cable. I tried to plug a DVD 
drive into the second IDE channel with a regular cable and it wouldn't 
even boot! So I had no choice on that one. I haven't fiddled with the DMA 
modes yet in BIOS so I'll try that.
Ta all.

Stephen Harker
steve at pauken.co.uk

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