[LUNI] IDE controller on motherboard
bil at jeschke.homelinux.net
Thu Aug 16 18:03:02 CDT 2007
On Thursday 16 August 2007 05:22:27 pm Stephan V Bechtolsheim wrote:
> I have some wacky things going on with my IDE subsystem and while I would
> usually suspect the attached drives to be the real problem, I have some
> indications that it might actually be the controller.
> Question: on your typical motherboard (less than a year old) the chip that
> controls the IDE system controls both, primary and secondary, channels at
> the same time? Or are there separate chips for the primary channel and for
> the secondary channels?
> Second question: did you ever have a case where the IDE controller on your
> motherboards seems to be flaky?
> Thank you.
In response to question 2.
I have, but that was on systems with bad capacitors. It could be that one of
them on your mobo got bumped and is not connected properly to the board any
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