[OT] Windoz Install CD and Linux?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 11:43:25 UTC 2008

On 10/02/2008, Thomas Kaiser <ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li> wrote:
> It's a Laptop, so there is only one slot where I can put in the HD. Usually on a
>  Laptop HD is no jumper.

Sorry, I missed that detail, though I do see that it was in your
original post. Sorry.

>  I pulled the HD until the Windoz Install CD did boot and put it back just after
>  that. IDE is not hot plug. So, the BIOS did not recognize the HD :-(
>  Later, I will backup the data (image) and format that HD and then we see what
>  happens. But I am pretty sure that then the Windoz Live CD will boot, because
>  then it is the same situation as I have now. A new, empty HD!

Let us know if the format helps, but I doubt that it would. Since you
mention that other bootable CDROMs boot the problem is specific to a
particular CDROM in conjunction with a particular hard drive. That is

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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