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Re: Obscure ethernet/IDE trouble

On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Adam C Powell IV wrote:

> > I get this all the time when I try to access a drive that is in sleep
> > mode.  It takes it a minute or two and then it comes back to life and
> > works normally.  I have an old '96 era Intel Triton motherboard.
> Okay, but why would my drives be sleeping?  This happens during the
> first disk access after a net access, could the net driver be putting
> the drives to sleep?  And why does resetting the IDE interfaces kill
> my networking ability?

They probably aren't, but based on what you have to say here, I'd check
and make sure that your network card isn't sharing an interrupt with your
ide interface.

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