IDE to Sata converter with Intel 9R - No detection

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by indyjones, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. indyjones

    indyjones Adventurer

    Hi all,

    I was hoping somebody could help, I have got a couple of converters the first converts an IDE device to a SATA host and the second can do it either way (so SATA to IDE, or IDE to SATA). I have got these so I can connect my DVD Writer to a SATA port and then disable the Jmicron ide controller.
    The problem I have is using either one, my motherboard just does not want to detect the DVD drive and the only thing I can get it to do is occasionly hang while trying to detect ide devices.

    I have tried both converters, different ports on the motherboard, and changing/removing the jumper from DVD drive.
    My chipset is an intel X48 with the 9R southbridge

    Anybody have any suggestions?
  2. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

    Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
    dead convertors :)