VAIO® Reference Manual
Drives and Controllers
IDE hard drive
* Bus-mastering EIDE driver installed.
† GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary.
‡ CD-RW writing speed may vary, depending on the media. The maximum writing speed is 4X (1X = 150
kbytes/s). The maximum reading speed is 8X.
Make and model
Recovery boot block
Plug and Play devices
82077-compatible (supports up to 2.88 MByte)
1.44 MByte 3.5-inch MFDD
Supports up to four EIDE drives (supports PIO Mode 4
EIDE drives and Ultra DMA/66 Mode drives)
CD-RW read: 20X (maximum performance).
CD-RW write: 4X (maximum performance).
CD-R read: 32 X (maximum performance).
CD-R write: 8X (maximum performance).
CD-ROM read: 32X (maximum performance).
Intel 82802AB Firmware Hub (FWH)
User and supervisor passwords supported
ACPI-1.0 compliant hardware for use with APM and
PNP BIOS APIs
Supported with steerable DMA channels and
PC-99 compliant, multi-boot, PCI add-in card auto-