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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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