IBM storage products
Quick installation guide
Travelstar 25GS, 18GT,
Wear a wrist strap while handling the drive to pre-
vent damage from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
Set the drive down gently to prevent damage from
impact or vibration.
Do not open the ESD bag containing the drive until
Handle the drive carefully by the edges. Do not
touch the exposed printed circuit board or any
Do not press on the top or bottom of the drive.
Do not cover the drive's breather hole.
IMPORTANT: Back up all data before proceeding with
Set the jumpers
Master drive. No jumpers are required if the drive
is the only drive in a system or the Master drive in a
Slave drive. If the drive is the Slave drive in a two-
drive system, jumper setting A2 (see opposite) is
Cable Select. Consult the system manual to see if
your computer supports Cable Select before choos-
ing the A3 jumper setting
A ttach the drive
Consult your system manual for instructions on how to
complete the physical installation of the drive.
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A3. Cable Select
A4. Never Attach a Jumper Here
A5. Never Attach a Jumper Here
Configure your computer
1. Turn on your computer. Your computer may detect a
configuration change and prompt you to proceed to
the Setup screen.
2. If your computer does not prompt you to reconfigure,
enter your computer's Setup, typically by key
selection or keyboard combinations during power-on
or during a reboot. Refer to your system manual for
the proper key sequence. If the computer fails to boot
up, power off, remove the drive, and return your
system to its original configuration. Reboot and enter
your computer's Setup. Follow the directions in
step 3, then attach the drive.
3. Select Auto Detect if your computer Setup supports
this feature. If your computer does not support Auto
Detect, select the appropriate UDT (User Definable
Type) for the drive.