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I need to know the jumper settings for Master,. slave for n256 Maxtor

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There are no settings in the BIOS for setting up master ans slave drives.
The hard drives have jumpers for configuring master and Slave drives.
If your hard drives are IDE/PATA hard drives and you intend to install these drives on the same IDE cable then you can set the jumper on Quantum drive as Master and the Maxtor on Slave.
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I need to know what the jumper pin setting is for maxtor n256 to set as master


Check this out
http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/images/support/en/us/mxo_ata_jumpers_rev.jpg

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The jumpers look like this:
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If you bridge the most left pair, it is set to master.
If you bridge the second left pair, it is set to cable select.
No jumpers: set to slave.

"Cable select" only works if the IDE cable supports this setting. If you want to play around with it, look here.

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