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Re: what did hwinfo do to my machine?

On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:10:26 -0700, owens wrote:

>> (GRUB takes about 8 seconds between displaying the the "Welcome to
>> GRUB!" text and the "error: fd0 read error."
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> (...)
> Well, that error can be relevant.
> Try to disable the floppy disk controller (or any other FDD related
> stuff you find) from the BIOS and see what happens.
> I have seen such a behavior before when the BIOS boot sequence was
> erroneously configured to boot from floppy before the HDD

But having the floppy disk set as the first boot device at the BIOS is 
not an error... in fact, I have all of my systems setup in that way (fdd 
→ optical drive → hdd) ;-)



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