Does maxtor have a little utility to turn off the UDMA66 and leave the drive
UDMA33? If so why not use that.
You won't see much of a performance loss unless your planning to transfer
large chunks of data (>20Mb) back and forth across the disk.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: david_hamilton3 at hp.com [mailto:david_hamilton3 at hp.com]
> Sent: 23 February 2000 09:24
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] [Slightly OT] UDMA Controllers
>>> Does anyone know of anywhere selling UDMA66 controllers?
> Preferably in
> I am getting all sorts of grief and need to seperate all my
> disks onto
> different controllers.
> My Maxtor Diamond Max Plus UDMA66 drive can't share with
> either my Maxtor
> Diamond Max UDMA33 drive or my CDROM, and when I put the
> UDMA33 one on the
> same controller as the CDROM, my BIOS tells me that my CDROM
> is no longer
> ATAPI compliant.
> Maybe I should consider an alternative career.......
> David Hamilton
> Hewlett-Packard Consulting
> Technical Consultant
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