Re: ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard: comments?
Pete Klemm wrote:
A. E. Lawrence is correct on the disk enumeration issue. I am running
udev 0.87-1 and the disk enumeration is quite flaky as some times it
boots properly and
other times not. udev also has a problem with my Radeon 7000VE in that
I did have a few problems with disc enumeration order differing
between install and sarge, but this was on a fairly complex system
with 4 SATA drives, a couple of genuine scsi drives and a legacy PATA
(ie IDE) drive.
The grub menu written by the installer tried to boot from the wrong
disc (because of said enumeration difference), so I used a grub floppy
and edited the entries on the first boot, and then changed them
I should have mentioned in my earlier reply that I think I also had to
correct /etc/fstab which was also written incorrectly by the installer.
I may also have had to correct other configuration files, but it is a
long time ago now. Not difficult once you realize what is going on, but
it would be very tough for anyone new to Linux to sort out and you
definitely have to think about how to get a bootable system.
I think that I needed to mount the target file system with a rescue disc
in order to fix /etc/fstab.
But as several people have said, there should not be a problem with a