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Old 4th January, 2004, 05:59 PM
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Problems changing from cd rom to dvd rw

A friend of mine installed a dvd rw in place of a cd rom.

Problem is the dvd rw will not work as slave, but is cd rw did.

Its set up like this:
Master 1 - Hard disk drive
Slave 1 - Dvd rw
Master 2 - Dvd Rom
Slave 2 - Cd RW

Before it was setup:
Master 1 - HDD
slave 1 - CD-rw
Master 2 Dvd rom
slave 2 cd rom

The dvd rw will not work when another device is connected as a slave or master, but it will work on its own when it set as master.

any help would be great

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It's unlikely, but you might you have to tell the hard disk that there's another device as the slave.

Sounds like the DVD-RW doesn't follow the IDE/ATAPI specification, if you've set all the jumpers correctly!
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