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DRIVECACHE DC2030

PROMISE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

DRIVECACHE DC2030

Data bus: 16-bit, ISA

Size: Full-length, full-height card

Hard drives supported: Two AT Interface (IDE) drives

Floppy drives supported: Two 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, or 1.44MB

Maximum heads/cyl.: 16 heads and 2048 cylinders

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Memory expansion card connector

J1 & J2

40-pin AT Interface (IDE) control cable connector-hard drive

J3

40-pin AT interface (IDE) control cable connector-from motherboard

J4

34-pin control cable connector-floppy drive

J5

4-pin connector-drive active LED

W1

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

AT bus interface enabled

W2

closed

 

AT bus interface disabled*

W2

open

Factory configured - do not alter

W3

open

Factory configured - do not alter

W4

open

Factory configured - do not alter

W5

open

Floppy drive enabled

W6

closed

 

Floppy drive disabled

W6

open

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/switch 4

off

Note:*This option allows for caching of the motherboard's imbedded HD controller via CN4.

BIOS ADDRESS

Address

W7/jumper 1

W7/jumper 2

W7/jumper 3

W7/jumper 4

 

C000h

closed

closed

closed

closed

 

C200h

closed

closed

closed

open

 

C400h

closed

closed

open

closed

 

C600h

closed

closed

open

open

 

C800h

closed

open

closed

closed

 

CA00h

closed

open

closed

open

 

CC00h

closed

open

open

closed

 

CE00h

closed

open

open

open

 

D000h

open

closed

closed

closed

 

D200h

open

closed

closed

open

 

D400h

open

closed

open

closed

 

D600h

open

closed

open

open

D800h

open

open

closed

closed

 

DA00h

open

open

closed

open

 

DC00h

open

open

open

closed

 

DE00h

open

open

open

open

ON-BOARD CACHE CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 0

Bank 1

SW1/switch 2

SW1/switch 3

512KB

(2) 256K x 9

NONE

on

on

1MB

(2) 256K x 9

(2) 256K x 9

on

on

2MB

(2) 1M x 9

NONE

on

off

2.5MB

(2) 1M x 9

(2) 256K x 9

on

off

2.5MB

(2) 256K x 9

(2) 1M x 9

off

off

4MB

(2) 1M x 9

(2) 1M x 9

off

on

MEMORY BOARD CACHE CONFIGURATION - SW1

Size

Bank 2

Bank 3

Bank 4

Bank 5

Bank 6

Bank 7

SW1/1

512KB

(2) 256K

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

on

1MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

on

1.5MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

NONE

NONE

NONE

on

2MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

NONE

NONE

on

2MB

(2) 1M

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

off

2.5MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

NONE

on

3MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

on

4MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

off

6MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

NONE

NONE

NONE

off

8MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M x9

NONE

NONE

off

10MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

NONE

off

12MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

off