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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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