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    SubjectRe: Machine lockup bug report.
    Hi Gary !

    On Mon, Nov 08, 1999 at 03:02:21PM +0000, Gary Benson wrote:
    > > On Mon, Nov 08, 1999 at 02:11:32PM +0000, Gary Benson wrote:
    > > > The CDROM is a Toshiba IDE drive, as slave. It is the only ide
    > > > device in the system.
    > >
    > > if it's your only IDE device, it shouldn't be slave to start with. it
    > > should be a master.
    > I thought it only mattered if you had 2 devices on that bus. Is it not
    > irrelevant with just one device?

    It may work but it's a bad idea and a good way to run into troubles.
    (just like Windows ;-})
    Read /usr/src/linux/Documentation/ide.txt

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