Before everybody flames me I did do a search and read some posts on this topic. AND I have tried some of the suggestions but I still cant get the drive out of PIO Mode....
Ok I have 2 hard drives on 1 IDE channel but I can only get 1 of the 2 drives to work in UDMA
Drive 1 (Master) Maxtor 6L040J2 40gig ATA-100 - Working in Ultra ATA Mode 5
Drive 2 (Slave) Samsung SP0802N 80gig ATA-133 - PIO MOde
Im using 80 pin UDMA cable.
I have an ASUS A7V600 Socket A motherboard with 2 IDE channels. MB is only 6 months old and
supports up to ATA 133/150 RAID on channel 1 and ATA 133 on 2nd channel.
I have a DVD-RW and a CDRom drives on the other IDE channel. These are both working fine in UDMA
My O/S is Win XP Pro SP 1 and I have set the transfer mode under Device Manager to 'DMA if
THINGS I HAVE TRIED
I have downloaded the drive manuals from the web and tried all the various jumper settings. I
can post these links if necessary.
I have checked the BIOS and checked that both drives are set to Auto.
I have also tried deleting the drive from device manager but it still automatically re-installs
as PIO mode.
Please help, this is driving me mad as I have this expensive fast 80gb drive running like a