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Jumper setting for slave drive - Samsung SpinPoint P120 SP2504C 250 GB SATA II Hard Drive

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There is no such master or slave setting when SATA is used.
it is mainly used to tell the motherboard which one is master or slave when connected with IDE cable (PATA).
you don't need to worry about it as you are using a SATA HD.

the boot disk priority can be set in the BIOS
press del or F2 after you press the power button on CPU. you will be put with the BIOS/CMOS setup. go to boot priority and set accordingly, there is also an option to set the default hard disk in case you have more than one HD.

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There is only one jumper for the SP2504C, that to reduce the speed to SATA I, down from the default SATA II. Instructions for setting the jumper are in very tiny print on the HDD label.

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SOURCE: jumper settings for an older maxtor hard drive

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Support can be found at Seagate.com in case this is not the exact drive. The model number you listed was not an exact match.

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SOURCE: Jumper Settings

another place to look is on the circuit board where the jumpers are connected you'll see : MS, CS, CAB, a space and TXD.

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SOURCE: jumper settings for maxtor

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=379

Go there and enjoy dude ....

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SOURCE: When installing a Maxtor Quantum Fireball Plus AS

put the jumper on CS, and use the connector on the end of the ribbon cable

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to set the drive as "cable select", which is what i would recommend, use the jumper to connect the 2 pins which are labeled "cs", the 2nd position from the bottom position on most older maxtor drives, and attach this hard drive to the middle connector of the ide cable.

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if you want to boot from this drive, please set the jumper to the master position.

if this drive is for additional storage, please set the jumper to slave. and make sure 1st hard drive is set to master.

if this is the only drive in the system, please set the jumper to single or remove the jumper.

there will be a chart telling you which pins are for which setting in the jumper area, which is between the data plug and the power plug on the back of your HDD.

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