[brluglist] Re: Continuing Saga
tas at dadstoy.net
Sun Jul 15 19:16:41 CDT 2001
At 07:04 PM 7/15/01, you wrote:
<em>>The plot thickens. Decided to check out the hard drives with Partition Magic.
<em>>Made rescue diskettes. Booted the Linux box with the first diskette. It asked
<em>>for the second. Inserted it. Failure. But I was at the A:\ prompt, so I did DR
<em>>with the *second* diskette in the drive, but the display showed the first. Made
<em>>sure they are indeed disketts 1 and 2 with proper label.
<em>>Somehow the Linux box diskette drive fails to notice that the diskette has been
<em>>changed......remember reading something about that. Probably need to take
<em>>it in to a shop better equipped to trace the hardware.
<em>>Anybody want to guess why it doesn't install booting from CD? I haven't a clue.
I remember a situation where only the first diskette was recognized, and the second still showed as the first. When I took it in to the dealer, they pulled out a can of air and blew out the dust. Then it worked just fine. Hopefully your floppy problem is as simple.
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