From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Thu 21 Jun 2001 - 22:50:21 IST
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 10:06:15PM +0100, Darragh Rogan came forth with:
> You're right - tis a 440BX Intel Motherboard - ultra dma 33 - is that 33 meg
> a second? I'm currently looking at getting a new hd in eager anticipation of
> dsl, and I don't think the maxtor 30 gigi yke on dabs is capable of much
> more than that!
> Where do I get the 80 pin cable - read up on maxtors site last night - the
> extra 40 are grounding or something.
any hardware shop will sell them.. I've seen them in ITDirect for definite..
you don't need it for UDMA 33 though, only for 66+
> Also, where do I change the setting for ultra dma - I know that I've to set
> the HDs to CS, but do I have to play with BIOS?
The BIOS probably sets it up okay, you can run hdparm with the arguments Kate
gave to make it happier...
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