[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Install third IDE device?

Posted on 2000-05-17
1
Medium Priority
?
289 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-27
Is it possible to install a third IDE device on an IDE data cable connector? The system is a Compaq 5700 series with two hard drives, a DVD and a ZIP drive already installed. I would like to install a R/W CD drive without removing any of the currently installed devices. Is this possible?
0
Comment
Question by:vwildman
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
aioudine earned 150 total points
ID: 2819974
each IDE controller suppoprt only 2 devices,

so for instaling 5th device you must install add-on IDE controller
like this one
http://www.promise.com/Products/idecards/u66.htm
0

Featured Post

Q2 2017 - Latest Malware & Internet Attacks

WatchGuard’s Threat Lab is a group of dedicated threat researchers committed to helping you stay ahead of the bad guys by providing in-depth analysis of the top security threats to your network.  Check out our latest Quarterly Internet Security Report!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This paper addresses the security of Sennheiser DECT Contact Center and Office (CC&O) headsets. It describes the DECT security chain comprised of “Pairing”, “Per Call Authentication” and “Encryption”, which are all part of the standard DECT protocol.
New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
Video by: ITPro.TV
In this episode Don builds upon the troubleshooting techniques by demonstrating how to properly monitor a vSphere deployment to detect problems before they occur. He begins the show using tools found within the vSphere suite as ends the show demonst…
This lesson discusses how to use a Mainform + Subforms in Microsoft Access to find and enter data for payments on orders. The sample data comes from a custom shop that builds and sells movable storage structures that are delivered to your property. …

656 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question