As some others said, put both the hard drives on the same channel and see what that 
does, also to change the speeds it is 'atacontrol mode (number of channel ie 0 or 1) 
UDMA(#) UDMA(#)' if you have 2 things on the same channel.  But switch the cd-rw and 
the hard drive and put the 2 drives on the same channel and you might not have to mess 
with setting the speeds.  and another good command to check what speeds are on the 
same channel 'atacontrol mode (number of channel)' of course dont use parenthesis on 
any of that, and if you already know about what i said oh well, spreading my limited 


On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 17:07:29 +1100
JacobRhoden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > JacobRhoden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > I have just purchased a new 80GB drive, howerver i noticed it is running
> > > significantly slower than my current 80gb drive.
> On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 04:38 pm, Jarrod wrote:
> > Try 'man atacontrol'
> I typed 'man atacontrol' and it didnt seem to help! (grin). Seriously, i had a 
> look and worked out how to list/display the modes of drives,  and i am not 
> sure what commands i would type to help fix the speed? I can now show people 
> this though:
> ATA channel 0:
>     Master:  ad0 <ST380021A/3.19> ATA/ATAPI rev 5
>     Slave:  acd0 <CD-RW 24X10X40/Y.IW> ATA/ATAPI rev 0
> ATA channel 1:
>     Master:  ad2 <ST380011A/3.06> ATA/ATAPI rev 6
>     Slave:       no device present
> (The cable is the right way around, and the drive is the only drive on the 
> cable, thanks for suggestions though).
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