fresh install ---blooming DVD drive not recognized AGAIN <SOLVED> now broken again.

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Jan 19 00:08:24 UTC 2012

On 19/01/12 10:54, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 01/18/2012 07:53 AM, Johnny wrote:
>> Is he saying he has the 1 DVD on an IDE port and the 1 hard drive on a
>> SATA port? If so he need to just take the jumpers and remove them
>> shouldn't master and slave unless he has 2 things on I IDE cable. Think
>> he need to start thinking one of his parts is bad and stop thinking
>> software.
>> Good Luck sounds like you need it Johnny3 65+++
> Oh no, both the harddrive and the DVD player are on 1 IDE ribbon now. 
> But, due to the case design, the DVD has to go to the end of the 
> ribbon, as it's stretched to it's limit now.
> BUT!! We can put an end to this thread, my ASUS Motherboard is on it's 
> way back, as of yesterday, I just found out, and I'll turn this brick 
> MSI motherboard into a text mode "Hunt The Wumpus" server.I am NOT 
> impressed with this board. I know darn well it'll play a stickin' DVD 
> without any sweat. Thanks to everyone who tried to assist me, but I'm 
> just giving up. It mounted "True Lies" once again and played it. Then 
> refused to do it a second time. I can't take the mental exhaustion. 
> I've been around the block, more than once, and this thing just beat 
> me like I was a red-haired stepchild.
> I shall henceforth go in peace. Ric

Awww, you give up too easily. What's happened to that Ric "Mohammad Ali" 
Moore that we all got to love? :-)


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