Originally Posted by Leffmann
Those drives work with hundreds of other controllers and computers, obviously it's not the drive that is too slow, but the accelerator board or its firmware which is at fault.
Kicking in an open door here. It's already estabished that the ACA 1231 makes the system hit the drive to soon, leaving it unresponsive, and hence failing. Thats why there is a fix for it... But sadly that means you always have to boot of a floppy. Better option is to try a different drive.