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SubjectRe: Strange CD-writing problem
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From: "Mikael Pettersson" <>
To: <>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: Strange CD-writing problem

> On Tue, 2 Oct 2001 19:41:53 +0200 (IST), Lior Okman wrote:
> >I recently bought a new IDE cd-rw (a Plextor W1610A).
> >While trying to burn with it, I had some trouble fixating the disks.
> I'd move that ATAPI cd-rw to the primary controller, and reserve
> the Promise controller for UDMA(33) and above disks.

Just thought I'd add something here: Even Promise suggests that you not run
optical drives on their controllers. They aren't trustworthy when connected
to Ultra100 controllers even under Win98/Win2k. I don't have an exact quote
for you, but this has been discussed (with feedback from Promise) on


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