I recently installed a zip drive IDE internal in a Pentium 100, running
This setup inside was very strange, it had a 3" and a 5" set up as a
bus, along with a CDROM and the harddrive.
The ROM and the harddrive each had their own IDE connection, and was a
The case of the computer was extremely cramped, and at first I thought
the Zip drive was going to be on the 3" and 5" bus.
I soon found out otherwise, when I realised that the IDE cable for these
two drives was not of the same connector type.
(Too few pins).
I finally set the zip drive up as a slave on the CDROM drive and it
works fine. However, the 3" and the 5" do not work now.
They get power and run constantly, but the computer does not recognize
Can someone point me in the direction of a FAQ or help me trouble shoot
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