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Old 05-22-2006, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default DVD Drive Installation issues

I have an older LG DVD 16x read-only drive and I installed it last night.

What I did was hook it into the Slave part of the IDE cable that my CD Burner is hooked into. When I boot the drive appears to work, like I can open and close it and such. The problem is, though, when I go to access it, there is a single drive D that says it is a CD/DVD drive and refuses to read and write anything. The Cd and DVD drives are seprate but the machine think's it is a single drive. Could this have to do with the drives running on the same cable? Please help.

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Old 05-22-2006, 02:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check the jumper settings on the lg drive. should be set for slave or cable select.

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Old 05-22-2006, 02:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well unfortunately there is no infromation for what orders the jumpers should be in for different modes but it is set like this...

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Basically the jumper is in the middle of three positions. If the jumper settings are the same for most drives then knowing where to set them would be helpful.

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