[ltp] PATA IDE 2nd HDD caddy for IBM T4x

Helmut Hullen linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
09 Nov 2011 18:41:00 +0100

Hallo, Dick,

Du meintest am 09.11.11:

> I recently replaced the original 40G HDD of the T43 with a 100G
> model. I then bought an Ultrabay caddy on e-Bay with the idea of
> using it to contain the original disk as 2nd HDD.


> The internal connector (see: http://home.iae.nl/users/summer/Photos/T
> 4x-Caddy.jpg ) is the same as that on the seller's photo (2 x 22
> slightly off centre) and the main block of pins on the PATA disk seem
> to fit these but the the separate block of four pins on the PATA
> drive would then not be connected, which doesn't seem good to me.

That works. Perhaps with a little help.

You should (or must) jumper the disk with a small jumper as "master".

Then you can see the second disk in the setup menu, in the "boot"  

Viele Gruesse!