Re: Incorrect UDMA timing on VIA vt82c596b

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 05:13:09 EST

On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 11:17:31AM +0200, Markus Pfeiffer wrote:
> Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 12:43:33AM -0700, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > Btw, reading the ATA/ATAPI-6 specs I think UDMA66 should work on a
> > setup where would be just one drive and a really short, 40-wire cable
> > without problems as well. I've even seen systems shipped like that.
> ^^^
> ??? Really ??? Are they trying to save money by doing that??

Yes, I'd guess so. Anyway, if the cable is indeed less than say 5-inch
long, I think there is no reason this couldn't work. The crosstalks and
delays are minimal in this situation ...

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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