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Old 25 March 2007, 13:36   #4
Toni Wilen
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Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Hämeenlinna/Finland
Age: 47
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Originally Posted by Toni Wilen
2.5" -> 3.5" IDE adapters work 100%.
btw, some really old drives can have firmware bugs. If bios fail to detect the drive with 2.5"->3.5" adapter, try forcing transfer mode to PIO1 or PIO0.

Perhaps most USB adapters require DMA? Most old and small IDE drives are PIO-only (or had buggy DMA support) This could explain USB problems.
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