Need Help

Emmanuel Natalis matnatalis at
Sat Aug 13 14:35:20 UTC 2011

On 8/13/11, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-08-12 at 14:55 +0300, Emmanuel Natalis wrote:
>> No sweat then, Liam.
>>         I was also wondering that Emmanuel, being in a computer centre
>>         could have just taken one of several disks lying around
>>         without first "setting" the disk to msdos especially if they
>>         had been used before as raid, lvm etc... hence suggesting he
>>         use a different disk to try.
>>         Regards, take care - Goh Lip
>>  The machine itself is having 3 hard disks, I just tried using only
>> one of them, it worked fine. But on putting back the other two, the
>> same problem appears again. It should be a hardware issue as you are
>> saying
> Driver jumper settings? IDE or SATA? Ric
> --
> My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
> "There are two Great Sins in the world...
> ..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
> Only the former may be overcome." R

Thanks all for your help. Will try all of your suggestions on monday
once am back again in the office.

Am also thinking to call a supplier of these machines so that he can
sort out the ram issue.

Emmanuel Natalis
Open Source Software Developer
University of Dar es salaam Computing Center
(+255) 712 26 34 93
(+255) 755 22 44 93

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