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Re: [vox-tech] Puzzling Hard Drive Behavior -- ah HA!
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Re: [vox-tech] Puzzling Hard Drive Behavior -- ah HA!



I think I've figured this one out... more details forthcoming...






On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 16:32, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 08:28:14AM -0800, Richard S. Crawford (rscrawford@mossroot.com) wrote:
> > > WD has separate jumper configurations for:
> > > 
> > >   - Master (single disk)
> > >   - Master (with slave disk)
> > >   - Slave (with master disk)
> > > 
> > > AFAIK, it is not possible to run WD drives as slave, without a master
> > > disk present.
> > > 
> > > Double-check your jumper settings on both the slave *and* the master
> > > drives.
> > 
> > Yup, done that.  I'm thinking about setting them both on cable select
> > now and seeing if that does any good.
> 
> I'd suggest a triple-check on that.  Note that the setting which works
> for a standalone drive *doesn't* work for one paired with a slave.
> 
> Also:  try booting with all combinations of drives connected:  master
> only, slave only, and both.
> 
> > > Yes, I've been bit by this one, it's a PITA.
> > 
> > PITA?
> 
> Middle-eastern baked good, very tasty with hummus, falafel, or gyros.
> Also "pain in the ass".
> 
> Peace.
-- 
Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com>
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