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Re: funky hardware problem

On Sat, 12 May 2001, Monte Milanuk wrote:

> Played musical chairs w/ the drives
> on the ide cables, the whole nine yards.  Nothing helped.  Suddenly, the HD
> started 'clunking' ominously.  Went and got a 'new' 1.2GB HD from the local
> computer shack for about $10-15, and magically everything worked perfectly.
> Played around w/ it for a while, messed w/ RH 6.2 on the system.  Now trying
> Debian 2.2r2 on it, and it worked ok, other than it took literally a day or
> so for it to crunch it's way thru the secondary install.  Ended up rebooting
> and installing the packages from dselect.  But, again, one CD wouldn't be
> recognized.  It was an extra, so I wasn't too worried.

I would also check the power supply unit.

Ah Khoo says

life will never give you grapes and lavenders everytime
occasionally, she will throw you a durian...

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