Re: problem with emachines (T2260) and Debian???
On Fri 10 Feb 2012 at 10:39:05 -0500, marcus wrote:
> Question: Is there a known problem with emachines (T2260) and Debian???
It seems not. A search puts your problem top of the list. :)
> I'm trying to set up a small samba file server on an old emachine T2260.
> Net Installation program seems to recognize the new IDE HDD (lights
> flash and all that good stuff). Grub installs at the end, tells me I
> have only 1 OS installed - that's correct only debian -- and then at
> initial first boot I get an error message:
> DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER
The bios cannot find a disk to boot from. Could be a loose connection or
a dying disk. But Debian did install ok, so .....
> I've been through all the BIOS options and no combination seem to get it
> to boot from the HDD.
Describing these options and combinations might be useful.