Re: A curious one
- From: The Natural Philosopher <a@xxx>
- Date: Sat, 05 May 2007 08:04:05 +0100
John Hasler wrote:
The Natural Philosopher writes:
After a power cut, my headless server -debian testing 2.6ish - wont
reboot without keyboard input..comes up with a floppy error.
I tried telling the BIOS it had no floppies, but it still does it..is
this a Linux issue or a BIOS type issue..?
It would be helpful to have more detail (such as exact error messages...)
but 10:1 this is a BIOS problem.
Yep. Could well be its losing its battery backed configs..
I have an old Aptiva that I use for a router (no keyboard or monitor).
Worked fine for months and then suddenly decided it couldn't boot without a
mouse (nothing relevant in the BIOS config). It now has a mouse taped to
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