IDE hard drive on original IBM AT?
richard.beaudry at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 15:07:10 CDT 2005
I have two "true-blue" IBM ATs, both the early motherboard revision.
I have the following questions:
- Is it possible to use an IDE hard drive instead of MFM? I have
tried several different drive/controller combos, and nothing works so
far :-( . The drives are small ( < 100 MB), so it's not a geometry
issue (at least, I don't think so :-) )
- Is anyone running an early rev. AT with an IDE drive? How did you do it? :-)
- I Google'd a bit, and someone mentioned not only upgraded disk-based
setup programs, but also upgrade BIOSes for the AT. Does anyone have
an upgraded setup disk or BIOS that they'd be willing to copy for me?
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