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DRIVECACHE DC2031

PROMISE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

DRIVECACHE DC2031

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

One floppy tape drive

Maximum heads/cyl.: 16 heads and 2048 cylinders

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

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

J1

34-pin control cable connector-floppy drive

J2

34-pin control cable connector-floppy tape drive

J3

4-pin connector-drive active LED

JP1

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Floppy drive enabled

JP6

closed

 

Floppy drive disabled

JP6

open

INTERRUPT REQUEST

IRQ

JP2/2

JP2/3

JP3/1

JP3/2

JP3/3

 

IRQ12

closed

open

closed

open

open

IRQ14

open

open

open

closed

open

 

IRQ15

open

closed

open

open

closed

BIOS ADDRESS

Address

JP5/jumper 1

JP5/jumper 2

JP5/jumper 3

JP5/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

 

D200

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

512KB

(2) 256K

NONE

1MB

(2) 256K

(2) 256K

2MB

(2) 1M

NONE

2.5MB

(2) 1M

(2) 256K

2.5MB

(2) 256K

(2) 1M

4MB

(2) 1M

(2) 1M

8MB

(2) 4M

NONE

8.5MB

(2) 256K

(2) 4M

8.5MB

(2) 4M

(2) 256K

10MB

(2) 1M

(2) 4M

10MB

(2) 4M

(2) 1M

16MB

(2) 4M

(2) 4M

Note:Uses only 80nsec or faster SIMM's; 256KB, 1MB, or 4MB (either x8 or x9).

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

JP2/1, JP2/4 and JP3/4 are Not used and should not be altered.