Re: [midatlanticretro] Seeking Apple Advice - Apple II GS disk drive config q...
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In a message dated 9/1/2005 1:27:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, vcf@...
> > switch or something I'd need to change? I know that the labels on the
> > drives "5/1" and "6/1" are clues, I believe the 6/1 means that the
> > drive is the boot drive, but I am not as much of an Apple person.
> Mike's response was helpful. I was under the impression that if you have
> 5.25" and 3.5" drives on the same controller the 3.5" drive had to be
> plugged directly into the controller and then the 5.25" daisy-chained into
> the 3.5".
> Also, the control panel is where you would configure which drive boots.
> As far as the 6/1 and 5/1 labels, that most likely means Slot 6, Drive 1
> and Slot 5, Drive 1 respectively. In other words, they had two disk
> controllers in the GS (the built in controller and then a plug in
> controller?) and one drive was attached to each.
> I'm not sure but it could be that with the GS, the built-in controller can
> be configured to show up as slot 5 for the 3.5" drives and slot 6 for the
> 5.25" drives.