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Master/slave PATA setup not recognized

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Force slim DVD and laptop HD on desktop motherboard to proper master/slave setting

I'm trying to add a slim DVD to my file server. The motherboard is a JetWay JNC81-LF, but I doubt the specific model is relevant, just that it's a desktop Mini-ITX board. I'm using a Chenbro ES34069 ...
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What are the differences between slave and master hard drives? [closed]

What are the differences between slave and master hard drives?
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Unable to boot from secondary IDE HDD when DVD burner connected as master

I have a (as it seems to me) strange problem with my DVD burner (Sony AD7540A) which I would like to use as master device on a IDE bus. There is a HDD on the bus as well that should be (is) the slave ...