Re: kernel panic during install
From: Jean-David Beyer (jdbeyer_at_exit109.com)
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2004 21:18:28 -0400
Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Larry I Smith wrote:
>>The problem is that 'dave' only has a single 80GB drive.
>>So if his BIOS does not support the drive, 'dave' is in trouble.
> If that is the cause of the problem,
> I wonder if one could lie about the size of the disk in the BIOS?
I could not. My BIOS tries to check stuff and when it got to the second
(big) hard drive, it just hung. I somehow doubt the BIOS was running
badblocks or something like that.
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