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Old 23 October 2012, 19:28   #1
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cf hypothetical query

using a dual ide interface for cf cards, primary card (4gb) has dh0: dh1: and dh2:, if i was to add another cf card (4gb), would this become dh3: and more importantly, if i installed wb on it can this be booted into wb from early startup?


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yes you can make two drives work together on one ide port.

yes you would have to call it dh3: as its the next logical number.

im not sure what you mean by installing workbench,do you mean to dh3? and dh0?do you mean a duel boot system in some way?

although its not a good idea to have two bootable versions of workbench in the same system at the same time,without disabling one of them first.
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You could add a line to DH0:S/User-Startup
C:Assign DH3: DISMOUNT
and
C:Assign DH0: DISMOUNT to DH3:S/User-Startup

That way only one OS will be mounted at a time.

Note: If you use WB1.3 you have to change DISMOUNT to REMOVE
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if i was to add another cf card (4gb), would this become dh3:
You can name it whatever you want, just don't use names which already exist. For example 2ndcfpart1, 2ndcfpart2 etc.
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