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Author Topic: hdd error & sec master drive problem  (Read 742 times)

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russquk

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hdd error & sec master drive problem
« on: 07-October-03, 18:09:20 »

hi,
im a newbie having a few problems with my bios.
havind checked the leads both ide and power i am getting the following messages when booting up,
hdd error & sec driver master drive atapi incompatible
should i be changing anything in the bios to do with ide connection as this seems to be the problem,any help or thoughts,
russ.
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« Reply #1 on: 07-October-03, 18:13:23 »

exactley what drives on what ide

if the wd has no slave it must be jumperless stand alone master not master

so pull the jumper of it
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« Reply #2 on: 07-October-03, 18:35:07 »

wd is on ide 1 set as master
ide2 has my dvd-rom set as master and im adding a nec dvd writer as slave on ide2
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« Reply #3 on: 07-October-03, 18:36:46 »

master is wrong remove the jumper of the wd
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« Reply #4 on: 07-October-03, 19:49:20 »

wd hard drive  is sorted thanks,is it the jumpers that are causing my next problem,
dvd rom as master and dvd writer as slave on ide2,not coming up in the bios basically,
am i overlooking the obvious?
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« Reply #5 on: 08-October-03, 17:00:45 »

any clues,anyone?
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« Reply #6 on: 08-October-03, 17:30:49 »

try them both alone as master

some times 2 x cdroms just dnt get along on same ide
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