[UPHPU] who is slave and who is master?

David Smith davidsmith at byu.net
Sat Apr 17 19:09:31 MDT 2004


Hmm, wrong list?

--Dave

Wade Preston Shearer wrote:

> i have four IDE units that i need to connect to the motherboard... HD, 
> CD, DVD, ZIP
>
> does it matter who is master and who is slave?
>
> it will take two ribbon vables, so there will be two masters and two 
> slaves... i assume that the HD should be a master
>
> so... should i put the CD/DVD on the same ribbon and just pick one to 
> be the master? or would i get better read/write between the drives 
> (when duplicating a CD) if they are on different ribbon cables?
>
>
> wade






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