no ide cable

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gaftop1

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keep getting "primary ide channel no 80 pin connector cable installed" on boot. everything seems to be working properly just takes about a minute to find ide's.
what gives
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bonk

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Howdy,

Try re-seating the IDE cables on the motherboard and to the drives......if you still get the message replace the IDE cable or use a known working one.
 
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Probably means you are using an old 40 pin cable and those really should be replaced.
 
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