Floppy disk drives
This is available purely to change the mode of the floppy drive. The
drive supplied and fitted is a 3.5inch 1.44 Mbyte. This setting, if
changed, could prevent software access to the fitted drive.
Hard disk drives
Hard disk type is auto detected on switch on, but various parameters
can be manually set for each drive, the system being capable of
controlling two HDDs:
Selecting either of the HDDs will put you into a further sub-menu
where their settings can be changed:
Selecting either of the CD-ROMs will put you into their sub-menu
where the changeable setting for these drives is for:
Date and Time
This is to enable a change to the Real Time Clock (RTC) on the
system motherboard. This RTC is normally maintained by the
motherboard battery when the system is switched off.
T E C H N I C A L I N F O R M A T I O N
The system hard drives are normally attached to
the primary PCI IDE interface. The system is
supplied with a master HDD (HDD 0)
The CD-ROM drives are included in this section
as most new types are controlled from the
secondary IDE interface
Select either Compatible or High
The default setting is High performance.
Select either Extended or Standard
The default setting is Extended
select either Compatible and High
The default setting is Compatible.