Re: Hard disk cable query

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Zev Brauer, Feb 4, 2005.

  1. Zev Brauer

    Zev Brauer Guest

    Vanguard, <>, wrote:

    > "newman" <aa111@despammed. Y' dig?comwrote in message
    > news:42034ACA.8D14ACA7@despammed. Y' dig?com. 'S coo', bro...
    >> I have a new PC and the hard disk has a 80 wire cable with no additional
    >> connector. I wish to add my old hard disk to transfer my files but I only
    >> have a 40 wire double connector cable, Can I use this a temporary measure
    >> or will the new hard disk [ST340014A] fail to work?

    >
    >
    > Ya' kin insert de fuckin' old roll as slave usin' de old 40-pin/40-wire
    > cable (you may need t' change jumpuh's on de sin'le fresh drive). Yo'
    > fresh roll gots'ta bail slowa' as de mobo gots'ta detect dat ya' duzn't
    > gots' de 40-pin/80-wire cable. What it is, Mama! Once ya' gots'
    > transferred yo' files, put de 40-pin/80-wire cable back in. Slap mah fro!
    > Dis presumes dat ya' need t' put de old roll on de same IDE port as de
    > fresh roll (as implied by ya' menshunin' dat dere be only one connector at
    > each end uh de ribbon cable and ya' wants' t' use yo' old ribbon cable dat
    > had some middle connector). If de second IDE port be jimmey, duzn't boder
    > changin' anydin' for de fresh roll on de IDE-0 portand attach yo' old roll
    > t' de IDE-1 port. Ya' say nodin' about whut be connected t' which IDE
    > ports so's it's impossible t' lockdown any specific instrucshuns. You de
    > man!
    >
    > Afta' removin' de old slow roll and rebootin' into Windows, mosey on ova'
    > into Device Managa' and make sho' nuff yo' IDE controlla' be configured t'
    > use DMA and be set at de fuckin' highest supported speed. Y' dig? Ya'
    > didn't menshun WHICH version uh Windows dat ya' use so's no specific help
    > kin be provided on how t' ensure de damn highest DMA mode be bein' used
    > for yo' fresh roll.
    >
    > Since ya' are goin' t' poppin' de covers, why not git some 40-wire/80-pin
    > ribbon cable wid de middle connector since ya' might end down upgradin'
    > yo' fresh clunka' someday wid anoda' roll. In fact, why not blow in de
    > old slow roll as some slave on IDE-0 o' masta' on IDE-1? Do ya' need de
    > muda-fuckin' old slow roll somewhere else? While it may be slow, more
    > slow-space be betta' dan no faster-space (i.e. What it is, Mama!, havin'
    > some dat be slow be betta' dan havin' none). If used for yo' data files
    > den de speed lag for de old roll won't be some awesum hinderance. What it
    > is, Mama! Aldough games usually preload much uh demselves into system and
    > video memory, dey still do load some lot uh files so's ya' might wants' t'
    > keep games on yo' fresh fasta' roll. But some sin'le instance uh openin'
    > some .doc stash fum some 7200RPM UDMA-100 roll versus fum some 5400RPM
    > UDMA-33 roll be insignificant (do ya' care if it snatch'd half some second
    > more for de .doc stash t' jimmey on de slowa' drive?). Dependin' on how
    > old (or how new) be yo' moderboard, ya' should be able t' mix different
    > UDMA mode drives on de same ribbon cable and gots' each supported at deir
    > maximum speed. Y' dig? Ya' kin put bod de fast and slow drives on de
    > 40-pin/80-wire ribbon cable. What it is, Mama! Older moderboards had
    > controllers dat couldn't handle different DMA modes (i.e. What it is,
    > Mama!, dey used de muda-fuckin' slowest DMA mode detected for all devices
    > on some controlla' pa' port) so's ya' would put de fuckin' fast hard roll
    > as master on IDE-0 and de muda-fuckin' slow roll as masta' on IDE-1 (and
    > de muda-fuckin' slow CD roll as slave on IDE-1).
    >
    > And make sho' nuff t' use static prevenshun measures t' prevent zappin'
    > yo' computer!


    What the ****?
     
    Zev Brauer, Feb 4, 2005
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  2. "Zev Brauer" <-feathery-gastric-ulcer.net>
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    > Vanguard, <>, wrote:
    >
    >> "newman" <aa111@despammed. Y' dig?comwrote in message
    >> news:42034ACA.8D14ACA7@despammed. Y' dig?com. 'S coo', bro...
    >>> I have a new PC and the hard disk has a 80 wire cable with no
    >>> additional connector. I wish to add my old hard disk to transfer my
    >>> files but I only have a 40 wire double connector cable, Can I use
    >>> this a temporary measure or will the new hard disk [ST340014A] fail
    >>> to work?

    >>
    >>
    >> Ya' kin insert de fuckin' old roll as slave usin' de old
    >> 40-pin/40-wire cable (you may need t' change jumpuh's on de sin'le
    >> fresh drive). Yo' fresh roll gots'ta bail slowa' as de mobo gots'ta
    >> detect dat ya' duzn't gots' de 40-pin/80-wire cable. What it is,
    >> Mama! Once ya' gots' transferred yo' files, put de 40-pin/80-wire
    >> cable back in. Slap mah fro! Dis presumes dat ya' need t' put de old
    >> roll on de same IDE port as de fresh roll (as implied by ya'
    >> menshunin' dat dere be only one connector at each end uh de ribbon
    >> cable and ya' wants' t' use yo' old ribbon cable dat had some middle
    >> connector). If de second IDE port be jimmey, duzn't boder changin'
    >> anydin' for de fresh roll on de IDE-0 portand attach yo' old roll t'
    >> de IDE-1 port. Ya' say nodin' about whut be connected t' which IDE
    >> ports so's it's impossible t' lockdown any specific instrucshuns.
    >> You de man!
    >>
    >> Afta' removin' de old slow roll and rebootin' into Windows, mosey on
    >> ova' into Device Managa' and make sho' nuff yo' IDE controlla' be
    >> configured t' use DMA and be set at de fuckin' highest supported
    >> speed. Y' dig? Ya' didn't menshun WHICH version uh Windows dat ya'
    >> use so's no specific help kin be provided on how t' ensure de damn
    >> highest DMA mode be bein' used for yo' fresh roll.
    >>
    >> Since ya' are goin' t' poppin' de covers, why not git some
    >> 40-wire/80-pin ribbon cable wid de middle connector since ya' might
    >> end down upgradin' yo' fresh clunka' someday wid anoda' roll. In
    >> fact, why not blow in de old slow roll as some slave on IDE-0 o'
    >> masta' on IDE-1? Do ya' need de muda-fuckin' old slow roll somewhere
    >> else? While it may be slow, more slow-space be betta' dan no
    >> faster-space (i.e. What it is, Mama!, havin' some dat be slow be
    >> betta' dan havin' none). If used for yo' data files den de speed lag
    >> for de old roll won't be some awesum hinderance. What it is, Mama!
    >> Aldough games usually preload much uh demselves into system and
    >> video memory, dey still do load some lot uh files so's ya' might
    >> wants' t' keep games on yo' fresh fasta' roll. But some sin'le
    >> instance uh openin' some .doc stash fum some 7200RPM UDMA-100 roll
    >> versus fum some 5400RPM UDMA-33 roll be insignificant (do ya' care
    >> if it snatch'd half some second more for de .doc stash t' jimmey on
    >> de slowa' drive?). Dependin' on how old (or how new) be yo'
    >> moderboard, ya' should be able t' mix different UDMA mode drives on
    >> de same ribbon cable and gots' each supported at deir maximum speed.
    >> Y' dig? Ya' kin put bod de fast and slow drives on de
    >> 40-pin/80-wire ribbon cable. What it is, Mama! Older moderboards had
    >> controllers dat couldn't handle different DMA modes (i.e. What it
    >> is, Mama!, dey used de muda-fuckin' slowest DMA mode detected for
    >> all devices on some controlla' pa' port) so's ya' would put de
    >> fuckin' fast hard roll as master on IDE-0 and de muda-fuckin' slow
    >> roll as masta' on IDE-1 (and de muda-fuckin' slow CD roll as slave
    >> on IDE-1).
    >>
    >> And make sho' nuff t' use static prevenshun measures t' prevent
    >> zappin' yo' computer!

    >
    > What the ****?


    Wait, and he'll give it to you in jive.

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    Kutloze Scheefgepoepte, Feb 4, 2005
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