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Re: Installing cd-20010810.iso on HP i2000--Can't see hard drive

I apologize for not posting this added information right after I found out.
I *had* Red Hat working on the system, but then (I think this was after
several successful boot-ups) it no longer worked: when I selected the 'Red
Hat' item from among those on the boot menu, it told me it couldn't find
it or something. I think that this happened before I actually ran the Debian
installation CD--so I don't think it was Debian's fault, as it were.

Anyway, I've been trying to re-install Red Hat, thinking that perhaps
I could figure out where *it* was seeing the hard drive--but now Red Hat
won't install either! It give me a similar error in a little okay box
or something, and then reboots my machine!

So anyway, I don't think it's a problem with the Debian install. Looks like
more fun for me. This box appears to be having some odd hardware issues,
anyway--we've got two here, and the other one seems normal, but this one
doesn't bring up the BIOS prompt at the start--after quite a long wait,
it just boots right into the Itanium logo screen.

Maybe I'll try and contact HP's support folks.

Anyway, thanks very much for your prompt response!

  --Daniel (danielt@ee.byu.edu)
  On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 03:07:25PM -0600, Bdale Garbee wrote:
> danielt@ee.byu.edu (Daniel Farnsworth Teichert) writes:
> > If I try to 'Partition a Hard Disk', it tells me 'No hard disk drives 
> > could be found.'
> Boy, that's really odd.  That implies the kernel on our installer image did
> not find your hard drive(s).  You have RH working on the system?  If so, can
> you send me the output of 'dmesg' after a boot to look at?  I'm wondering if
> there is something odd about your disk or controller combination that we just
> didn't anticipate... which seems hard to believe, since I don't think the 
> i2000's have been through any production changes that are relevant yet, and
> that's what I tested the image on!
> Bdale

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