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04.06. Will an ATAPI (EIDE) CD-ROM work with an IDE interface?




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This item is from the Yet Another Enhanced IDE/Fast-ATA/ATA-2 FAQ, by John Wehman and Peter den Haan with numerous contributions by others. (v1.92).

04.06. Will an ATAPI (EIDE) CD-ROM work with an IDE interface?

Yes. These devices were designed to be compatible with ATA (IDE) from the very start, and should work fine.

 

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