Re: caution: disc upgrades wallstreet & earlier powerbooks
remember this ??
and others, see also
it appears tho apple has deleted the til#24985 ...
--- Benjamin Herrenschmidt <email@example.com>
> > the note on the wall street says it is a hardware
> > problem on the motherboard. something to do with
> > these were early versions of that aka ata-33.
> > newer drives can switch down to older/slower, i
> > know.
> This is weird... first those old motherboards don't
> support U/DMA at all
well, could be linux is lying to me. but it says
in the startup messages.
maybe it really is mdma2, i sure don't know what that
is. maybe that term got lumped in with udma, which was
on all the specs i could find.
i don't know is it ultra-33 or something, is that
between ata-3 and ata-4, maybe. so maybe not quite
> (MDMA2 is the best you can get), and the media bay
> and internal IDE are
> separate... I wouldn't have been surprised of such
> weird bugs in OHare
> (the chipset used in the 3400) but Heathrow (used in
> the wallstreet)
> should be much more sane... Oh welll.
> > anyway i am trying to live with this after taking
> > my book apart 3 times, returning drive for
> > reformatting, etc leaving it in now, it appears
> > runs great by the way !
> > one other thing although appeared ata33 w/
> > if using bootx or any mac stuffs, mac drivers
> > seem to fail with anything less than 9.1. (don't
> > about 10.x..)
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