OT: Hard disk

Chris Rodgers freebsd-users-uk at bulk.rodgers.org.uk
Tue Mar 8 23:22:09 GMT 2005


>>Can anyone explain what having the power (not IDE) connected to one of 
>>the other HDD's might be doing? I'm completely puzzled by this, but it's 
>>quite reproducible.
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>have you tried swapping the power connectors round, the one attached to the new disk may be a bit iffy....
>just a thought
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>
Yes, I tried that and remarkably it doesn't affect things. The disk
doesn't work when the old HDD's aren't powered up, but does when they are.

Chris.






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