CD Rom & HD light Pulses

  nich 11:53 09 May 2004
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Whilst at rest a regular pulsing light is shown on Rom drive & HD working lights. It would be interesting if a cure for this problem could be found. Even though it is causing no immediate problems.




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  esbe 12:29 09 May 2004

Hi, Mine does the same (Teac), I contacted the pc manufacturer,and was told that on certain models of cd rom drive this is perfectly normal.
Hope this puts your mind at rest.
cheers.

  oldal 12:49 09 May 2004

This is a function of the I/O logic of your system. It checks the status of the drives periodically to see eg if a cd has been loaded, the state of your hdd. (ie is there an interrupt that needs servicing.) This causes the associated led to flash on some machines, it just depends on the design of the hardware and is not a fault condition.

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