Re: large disks in Cobalt Qube 2
I'm thinking about buying a 1-2 TB SATA drive and installing it into
the Qube 2 via a SATA -> PATA adapter. I'll use a CF card for the boot
partition. Are there any obvious reasons why this setup wouldn't
On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 8:19 AM, kenneth westelinck
> Glyn Astill wrote:
>> I've used a 320GB disk with not problems, recently I switched to CF too.
>> I'd be interested how you chapps get on with debian, as I never managed to
>> get a stable debian setup, I've since stuck to netbsd and it's been rock
> You can all read the report on how I did it here:
> Right now, the Qube isn't doing anything yet. I have the intention of using
> it as a Samba / NFS server to store backups.
> It has been running for a while now, no crashes yet.
> I was wondering if you were able to boot from this 320 GB hard drive, since
> mine just refuses and halts with an "ide: resetting" error / warning
> message. Mounting the drive from the boot prompt doesn't work either, so I
> am guessing my drive is too new for the Qube
> I was also wondering which stability issues you were experiencing. From what
> I can read on the Internet, I see there are other people also experiencing
> stability issues, but what are they. Kernel related, software related, ... ?
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