8-bit IDE

From: allisonp <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Sun Apr 16 18:10:10 2000

>Those "special" drives are not what I meant to ask about. I want to know
>more about the 8-bit mode described in the ATA Interface Specification as
>published in 1994 and 1996. This is apparently a "standard" feature.

It was a proposed feature. Not used that I know of and later deleted from
the spec. I've never found a drive that it works on, wish it did though.

Received on Sun Apr 16 2000 - 18:10:10 BST

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