Re: How to mount 2nd IDE drive in U10?
In article <5MeCj-1vUfirstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Andrew, Chris Mr" <Chris.Andrew485@mod.uk> wrote:
> I mistakenly mounted a new drive in the 2nd slot, when it should have
> gone in the primary slot, no adaptor was required. Check out the
> diagram, here:
> http://sunsolve.sun.com/handbook pub/Systems/U10/components.html
> -----Original Message-----
> From: darin strait [mailto:darin email@example.com]
> Sent: 01 March 2006 16:18
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: How to mount 2nd IDE drive in U10?
> Does anyone have a diagram that would show me how to physically mount a
> second IDE drive in my U10? Is there some spot that I can screw it to,
> or do I need to get some 3.5' to 5.25" conversion rails?
> darin email@example.com
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Just open the case and you will find space under the CD-ROM drive,
including the mounting frame (if all is correct).
To improve performance attache the second HD to the CD cable & the CD to
the 'slave' connector. You do have to fiddle with mounts of the CD etc
but when that's done the speed increase over the 'normal' master - slave
configuration is worth it. Read - write commands do not have to wait for
the other disk to finish.