dual boot issues

toyfactory toyfactory at xsmail.com
Wed May 11 15:23:56 UTC 2005

>>Sounds like an hardware issue. If it is really hotplug-related: does it
>>depend on any plugged or unplugged devices? USB? Perhaps you should
>>check the cables/connectors of the hard drives and cdroms/dvds if they
>>are attached properly.
> I had a very similar problem a few months ago that turned out to be a
> IDE cable not properly attached to a hard drive.  And depending if the
> HD was already "active" or not (i.e a fresh boot versus a reboot from
> the other OS in my dual boot system), sometimes it worked, and sometimes
> it didn't.

EEk, it's my laptop (which gets carted around a lot so maybe a
connection is working loose) and I can't remember how to take it all
apart to get to the hard disc.  Guess I'll have to dig out the instructions.



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