8-bit IDE

From: allisonp_at_world.std.com <(allisonp_at_world.std.com)>
Date: Mon Apr 17 11:33:06 2000

> an answer to the question I've put forth. The 8-bit interface feature is
> written in the purported ANSI standard for ATA interfacing, yet nobody seems
> to have experience with it. I was hopeful that someone would know about
> this.

Very simply. I tried that and it's bogus! It does not work. Therefor
expereince with it is limited to trying to make it work.

It may be proposed and would be nice but it's a no-op as far as I can test

> features as shown in table 14.
> +=====+=============================================================+
> | 01h | Enable 8-bit data transfers (see 6.2.5) |

Received on Mon Apr 17 2000 - 11:33:06 BST

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