[G4] Note on ATA buses in MDD Dual G4 and perhaps other Macs.

Philip J Robar pjrobar at areyoureallythatstupid.org
Sun Nov 13 06:16:45 PST 2005

On Nov 13, 2005, at 12:46 AM, Aaron wrote:

> My guess is that the jumpers on the two drives were set using the  
> Master/Slave method, which apparently is correct for the ATA 33 bus  
> but not for the ATA 66 bus, which, like the ATA 100 bus, uses Cable  
> Select!

Keeping things simple. Cable select has nothing to do with which  
interface you're using. It has everything to do with having a cable  
select enabled cable (i.e. the correct wire is snipped at the correct  
location) and the drives jumpered to cable select.


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