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Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Tue Feb 17 21:53:59 PST 2004

Saint Aardvark the Carpeted wrote:

>res8ccze at disturbed my sleep to write:
>>Any ideas?
>> FS.
>I had something pretty similar to this with some Compaq computers my
>employer bought at auction.  As I recall, I ended up having to fiddle
>with/turn off DMA in BIOS in order to get it to work.
>Hope that helps,
And IIRC, my problem was similar.  Either a fallback
to PIO mode, or just changing IDE cables ... a tad
strange, but I remember it had something to do
with the HDD and its controller.....

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

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