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SubjectRe: Western Digital hard drive and DMA
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On Sun, 2002-09-08 at 23:28, Adam Jaskiewicz wrote:
> > if you have noisy cables and someone turns off udma,
> > yes, you could certainly see corruption. if you can
> > possibly ever use udma, it's a very good idea to do so;
>
> How do I enable UDMA as opposed to just DMA? I was having trouble with DMA,
> but no trouble (other than VERY slow access) without DMA. I have an 80
> conductor cable SOMEWHERE (probably in the bottom of a box in the basement
> lol) but im almost certain the cables in there now arent more than 18 inches,
> as its a fairly stock Dell system, and has the original ribbon cables.

UDMA is on so that doesn't explain what is happening at all

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