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    SubjectRe: IDE problem: linux-2.5.17
    > Uz.ytkownik Andre Hedrick napisa?:
    > > Not true at all.
    > >
    > > Many of the OEM's use 40c's to do 66 and 100, just they have to be very
    > > high quality and about 6" in length.
    > >
    > Please don't confuse people the standard is clear.
    > The OEM's are just cheap becous they can controll what they
    > put in to the box and how they layout the cables inside
    > the box. If someone asks. The 80 lines are half the same
    > contacts as before and half signal shilding. So indeed
    > 40 wire cables can turn out to work, but thats subjec to
    > "quality" assurance on behalf of the OEM's.

    And Linux is supposed to run properly on those boxes not on some abstract
    specification. Never forget that.

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