Lecture Notes for BU 396 - Systems Oper Mgmt CANCELLED with Tollison at Mississippi University for Women (MUW)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:BU 396 - Systems Oper Mgmt CANCELLED
University:Mississippi University for Women
Term:Fall 2007
  • Modern Systems
  • Data Transfer Rate
  • Traditional
  • Differences
  • Transfer Rate
  • Configuration
  • Motherboard
  • Interference
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Hard Drive Standards November 15 (Day); October 31 (Night)  Basic Hard Drive Terminology (p. 209): o ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment):  Umbrella term that includes IDE or EIDE o ATAPI (ATA Programmable Interface):  Allowed for the use of devices other than hard drives o EIDE (Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics):    A term that covers ATA-2 through ATA-5 standards Used in 95% of all computers (p. 208) Support up to four ATA devices (CD-ROM, Hard Drives, etc.) o IDE:    A term that refers to ATA-1 standard Uses same cable as EIDE, but much slower Supports a maximum of two hard drives  EIDE Cables (p. 210): o EIDE controllers can support two EIDE drives. Therefore, EIDE cables have three connections: one for each drive and one for the motherboard. o There are two types of EIDE cables: older 40-wire version and newer 80-wire versions.  Both types only have 40-pins. The 80-wire cable has 40 extra wires to reduce interference. 80-wire ribbon cable (TOP); 40-wire ri...

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