CST8174_Lecture_7_Cabling

CST8174_Lecture_7_Cabling - Algonquin College CST817...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Matthew O’ Meara Algonquin College CST817 CST8174 Computer Technology Basics Cabling for PATA & SATA
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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Matthew O’ Meara Algonquin College CST817 IDE/EIDE Cabling The two controllers Primary controller Also known as IDE1 An older BIOS would only look at the primary controller for a boot device Secondary controller Also known as IDE2 Most newer operating systems and BIOS no longer distinguish between the two Plugging in the ribbon cable backwards will not do any damage but the hard drive will not work
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Matthew O’ Meara Algonquin College CST817 IDE/EIDE Cabling The original IDE/EIDE drives connected via a 40-pin ribbon cable Unlike floppy drives this cable has no twist Two drives that share a cable are differentiated as master and slave The jumper settings on the drive determine which drive is master and which is slave You can also set the jumpers to cable select
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CST CST8174 taught by Professor Matthewo'meara during the Winter '08 term at Algonquin College.

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