[OT] Windoz Install CD and Linux?

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at kaiser-linux.li
Sun Feb 10 19:01:16 UTC 2008

Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 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
> interesting.

Yes, that's really interesting!



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