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Thread: Slow Data transfer on Slave Drive

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    Jul 2006

    Default Re: Slow Data transfer on Slave Drive

    Quote Originally Posted by Noah
    For some reason the Dell BIOS does not enable DMA on the second IDE device on a given IDE channel by default.

    Enter the BIOS setup by hitting F2 and then change the setting from "OFF" to "AUTO".

    Hope this helps,

    -- Noah

    Noah. I entered the BIOS like you said, but I didn't find any settings for IDE, only settings for the HD that could be changed from: Default, Quiet, Performance, and Suggested.

    *Edit: I entered the BIOS and found the setting I needed to change. Works fine now. Thanks Noah.
    Last edited by youngj; 08-03-2006 at 09:32 AM.

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