[TriLUG] new AMD system - solved sorta
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 12:04:07 -0500
You might want to make sure that your boot partition was marked active. I
know that sometimes Disk Druid does not do so. If the OS installs, I would
think the disk was good...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Brown" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 11:37 AM
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] new AMD system - solved sorta
> Thanks everyone for the assistance with this one. It appears my
> is bad. Once I finally gained access to the bios I found the hard-drive
> secondary, not primary, on it's IDE chain so I changed the jumper and it
> showed up as primary -but the problem stays.. I can load the OS but the
> computer refuses to boot from the disk (error: Missing Operating System).
> swapped the disk and the computer tries to boot off the other disk (but
> eventually - but that's because OS/2 warp is loaded on that one and I
> think Warp agrees with AMD).
> So.. until I get a new drive I have a mighty-fine diskless AMD system.