master and slave

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  1. George

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    I have 2 hard drives and 2 dvd's. Should the hard drives be masters and the
    dvd's slaves, or make one of the hard drives a slave and one of the dvd's a
    slave?
    George, Oct 16, 2004
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    <>,
    kadbitcha <> wrote:
    >
    >George wrote:
    >
    >> I have 2 hard drives and 2 dvd's. Should the hard drives be masters and
    >> the dvd's slaves, or make one of the hard drives a slave and one of the
    >> dvd's a slave?

    >
    >You'll probably **** something up if your rig it so that you have one drive
    >and one CD/DVD on the same channel. Put the disks on one IDE channel and
    >the DVDs on the other.


    Pone ubi sol non lucet.

    >If one of the ATAPI devices goes into PIO mode for any reason, you're
    >fucked. Keep ATAPI devices off the same channel as your disks are on.


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    Lady Chatterly, Oct 16, 2004
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