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SubjectRe: often ide errors on amd64 / A8N-SLI
On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 08:30:13PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> There was corruption on the cable between the controller and drive. That
> usually indicates a cable or noise problem in the PC but could indicate
> mistuning of the interface. Make sure the IDE cable is
> [controller]<---- long section ----->[slave]--short section-->[master]
> as one common cause is having the cable the other way around.

Another common cause is to have the master and slave swapped. The
master should be at the end of the cable.


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