[ubuntu-uk] Switched hard drives

Tom Bamford tom at tombamford.co.uk
Sat Feb 23 13:36:02 GMT 2008

On 23/02/2008, Steve Cook <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 11:41 +0000, Andy Watts wrote:
> > Hi people
> >
> > l do hope that this hasn't been asked too many times before..
> >
> > l have 2 hard drives in my machine, 1 with windows 2k and the other with
> > Ubuntu on it. l've tried having them both connected to the same ribbon
> > and rebooting with either of the 2 hard drives powered. Sadly it doesn't
> > seem to work so l wonder whether there's a solution..Both drives are set
> > as masters.. l don't want to have both OSs on the same hard drive
> >
> > Please could someone offer a solution
> > __________________
> Only one drive can be set as master on the same cable, the other will have
> to be set as slave.

Or you could set both drives to 'cable select' which will make the device on
the end connector the master and the one on the middle connector the slave.

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