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Re: "Hard Install"

On Mon, Feb 09, 1998 at 07:52:19PM +0000, George R wrote:
> Weird things, like the drive you have on your secondary ide disappears. 
> After checking the CMOS you find the secondary controller disabled.
> If you have a CMOS controlled CPU speed, the speed changes after a lockup
> and restart in "safe" mode.
> Having the defaults loaded, even though you know some settings weren't
> default.

Well, anything can happen in a good-sized crash. Windows 95 can't
change individual settings because their locations aren't standardized
between BIOS manufacturers (AMI, Phoenix, Award, MR BIOS etc). Some
of the basic settings are (like hard drive types) but none of the
settings you spoke of are.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
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