Re: md driver problem
I've never seen problems with a floppy before. Thats a good one.
Try booting a DOS floppy if you can to see what happens.
Try resetting the CMOS to the manufacturers defaults. You may also
try removing the two hard drives on your second IDE chain for the install.
You can reconnect and initialize them once your up and running.
First - check your physical connections. You never know, something may
have shaken loose.
Assuming the FD controller is on the motherboard, you may want to
go to the manufacturer web site as see if there is a firmware update
Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> Hi all!
> I've been trying to install Linux (Suse, Debian, RedHat...) in a Pentium MMX
> 200 with 3 hard disks and a cdrom, but with either distribution, the boot-up
> process hangs up in the same place (never mind whether started from DOS boot
> disk, Linux boot disk, cdrom...). This is the output I get:
> hda: Maxtor 90432D3, 4121MB w/256 cache, CHS=8374/16/63
> hdb: SAMSUNG WINNER-3 WN32543A(2.5GB), 2423MB w/109kB cache,
> hdc: ST3290A, 249MB w/64kB cache, CHS=1001/15/34
> hdd: MATSHITA CR-585, ATAPI CDROM drive
> ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1ft,0x3f6 on irq14
> ide1 at 0x170-0x177, 0x376 on irq 15
> no cont in shutdown
> floppy0: FDC access conflict
> Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
> trying to lock fdc while usage count = 0
> floppy0: no floppy controllers found
> md driver 0.35 MAX_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8
> Of course I've got a floppy disk controller. I've tried disabling it but the
> results are the same. I would appreciate any help because now I've been
> trying to install linux in this computer for almost six months and in the
> meanwhile I have to use linux on a 386.
> Please help me!!!!
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