8-bit IDE

From: allisonp_at_world.std.com <(allisonp_at_world.std.com)>
Date: Tue Apr 18 08:08:50 2000

> What it is is an I/O channel controlled by the host. The host provides an
> address and a select, in addition to which it provides a read or write
> strobe, and the interface, which is implemented at the target device,

I know that.

> ... and that's EXACTLY why I'd expect the thing to decline to assert IOCS16-
> when it's conditioned for 8-bit operation as the standard suggests. I am
> beginning to see that there's a lot of doubt that drive manufacturers
> actually implemented this mode, and I certainly see the logic behind that
> belief.

When I tried to use set-8bit IO_16 did respond as it did for 16bit
default. Tha and I was loosing every oher byte.

Please edit messages, I'm running at work over a really turkey telnet link
and editing is painful, even wholesale deletion can be slow.

Received on Tue Apr 18 2000 - 08:08:50 BST

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