[H-GEN] hardware hassles
chris at stallion.oz.au
Thu Apr 6 00:41:43 EDT 2000
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Sarah Hollings <sez at powerup.com.au> moved upon the face of the 'Net and spake thusly:
> I'm having problems with my new HD install. I'm beginning to think the
> 2nd IDE jumper on my m/b has gone, but maybe its something else. It
> seems bizarre that that could go and IDE1 be OK. Can anyone think of
You did enable the second IDE controller in the BIOS, right?
And the interrupt used by the second IDE channel is availalbe to the
motherboard PCI-IDE bridge (i.e. not marked as "legacy ISA" in your
(Personally, I wouldn't be worried if the bios does not detect it.
The question is, does the *OS* detect it? I have (oldish) pentium
sytems where the bios has trouble probing the second IDE channel).
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