[rescue] Wide disk on Narrow bus, reprise
jorge234q at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 7 17:56:08 CST 2008
--- Scott Quinn <compoobah at valleyimplants.com> wrote:
> > Next, I tried installing a 50pin (F) to 68pin (F)
> > adapter in the 50 pin header on the motherboard.
> > Then, running a 68pin cable between the drive's
> > 68pin connector and the 68pin connector presented
> > by this adapter.
> Terminated 16-bit at one end, I assume - should be
> good (see below)
Terminator on the end of the wide cable adjacent to
the drive itself.
> > Note that I had strapped the drive to "FORCE SE
> > MODE" to ensure it wasn't an LVD vs. SE issue.
> Did you also jumper it to "force narrow/8-bit
> transfers"? I've had
There are no jumpers for this -- else I would
have tried it. :< So, if this is the problem,
it appears both drives suffer from it. :<
> several drives that refuse to auto-negotiate the
> width of the bus
> (Fujitsus seem to be a common culprit). Jumper them
> 8-bit and they
> start working.
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