Ultra dma-5 capable but disabled

  bogs 14:57 16 Sep 2004

Ultra dma-5 capable but disabled appears on my startup screen. Following advice I have checked out Device Manager IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers and in advanced settings both devices 0 & 1 under transfer mode have dma if available selected.

I was told this would cure the problem,but it dobviously has no effect. Any ideas gratefully recieved along with whether this disablement matters or not.

Many thanks

  buscrew 15:04 16 Sep 2004

Have you got 80 wire cables, these are required for UDMA. Note 80 wire cables NOT 80 Pin, they have the same connectors as 40 pin,

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