Installing cd drive to 486

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I would like to fit a cd rom drive in my sons 486 there is only 1 IDE socket i had a 486 with a cd rom which only had 1 IDE socket so i know that it can be done but am not sure if cd should be master or slave or wether i need to alter anything in the BIOS please help as i would like to get this computer up & running properly thanks
 
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The harddrive has to be master, the cdrom would be slave

You would have to enable the primary slave ide and set it for either auto or cdrom
 
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