k5di at zianet.com
Mon Oct 6 17:39:48 UTC 2008
Mark Haney wrote:
> Keith Powell wrote:
>> Thank you for your help, Mark.
>> As I have said to Karl, things work properly with Ubuntu on a different
>> hard drive - even with the new kernel.
>> I'll do as you suggest; put the original Ubuntu drive back and see what
>> happens when I use the older kernel.
> I'm curious as to why the system boots fine without the XP drive
> connected if the drive itself is bad. If the Ubuntu drive is flaky, I
> should think it would be flaky no matter what else is connected to it.
> Hmm, how do you have your IDE drives setup? Are the Master and slave,
> or 'Cable Select'? I'm wondering if the Ubuntu drive is set to cable
> select and it's getting screwy when the kernel loads somehow.
> Personally, I ALWAYS manually set my IDE drives up. I never use Cable
> Select in any way.
Excellent thought Mark. A bad HD setup when you have 2 of them can
sure cause his problems.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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