Re: ide harddisk freeze WDC WD1800JB vs VIA VT8235
Soeren Sonnenburg (email@example.com)
01 Jan 2003 17:17:51 +0100
On Wed, 2003-01-01 at 16:59, Mark Rutherford wrote:
> Q: are you using cables with a slave connector, but its not in use?
> I had this problem, with this chipset and it turned out that it didnt like
> a long 80 wire cable with a loose connector
> I got a round cable with just 2 connectors, 1 for the board and 1 for the
> never locked again.
> I thought it to be strange as well.
> but with my setup it happened more frequently, say once every 2-3 hours.
> hope this is of any help.
Thanks for your answer.
Indeed these cables have slave connectors (which are unused). I tried a
round cable and 2 different non-round ones... I also went down to udma4
(==udma66)... no use..
I am not sure whether the harddisk should cold-freeze...
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