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Re: problem installing debian



Syrus Nemat-Nasser wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Hasibul Haque wrote:
>
> > I have a quantum fireball ST6 IDE hardrive with  Pentium II 233 cpu. I
> > have 1 primary partion with win95 and 2 logical drives - one of them
> > is empty for linux install the other one has windows nt.
> > I am able to boot the rescue floppy but at the menu when I choose
> > 'partition hard disk' I am getting a message thats saying hard drive
> > could not be detected and to check cables or change driver settings
> > at boot: prompt or load a driver. Thanks.
>
> Hmmm...  I've never had a problem detecting an IDE drive, but I've never
> seen a Pentium II system up close.
>
> Dale, do you have any ideas?  Could there be a driver incompatibility
> with the new Pentium II motherboards?  I have not yet heard any examples
> of people running Linux on Pentium II systems.
>
> Hasib, I suggest that you search through the newsgroups
> comp.os.linux.hardware and/or comp.os.linux.setup, comp.os.linux.misc for
> references to Pentium II systems, and see if there is any useful info.
>
> Thanks.  Syrus.
>
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>
> -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
> Syrus Nemat-Nasser <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.
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Is this one of the new ultra dma drives (33 mb/s).  I don`t know if they are
supported yet.  It should not be a problem with the
motherboard.  You should do a search on ultra dma drives and see what you
find.

--
Bruce Jackson

Linux:  because reboots are for hardware upgrades!




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