Re: what did hwinfo do to my machine?
On 6/4/2012 11:15 AM, Dan B. wrote:
> Maybe I'll go ahead and try that out of desperation, but how would
> that fix the problem? Things were fine (GRUB loaded normally fast)
> with the FDC enabled before I ran hwinfo.
The floppy tests hwinfo runs may have pushed the faulty drive circuitry
over the edge. Or, the drive may have simply finally failed, and
running hwinfo is merely coincidence.
Without doubt, the floppy drive is the cause of your delays.