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Re: [SLE] Hard Drives
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2005 21:17:10 -0700
  • Message-id: <200504062117.10310.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Matt,

On Wednesday 06 April 2005 09:26, Matt Gibson wrote:
> ...
>
> Just a quick tip: If you're ever in that situation again, you can
> download a utility from Seagate that lets you tell the drive to run
> at a different maximum speed. Just runs off a bootable DOS floppy
> and lets you change some of the drive's parameters which are stored
> in non-volatile RAM somewhere, so you only have to do it once and it
> remembers the setting until you change it back.
>
> See the "Ultra ATA Mode Switching Utility" description here:
>
> http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/utils.html

It happens to be one of the many vendor-specific utilities included on
the Ultimate Boot CD: <http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/>


> Cheers,
>
> Matt


Randall Schulz

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