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Old 09-02-2006, 07:31 AM   #1
prekshak
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Unhappy booting process halted at " looking for cd in : /dev/hdb "


I downloaded live cd linux from Knoppix. After booting it
named my two hds as a and b and the cdrw drive as hdd and
enabled dma acceleration for them.After that it started
looking for cd in : /dev/hdb and hanged there only. my hd b
is empty.What should I do?
 
Old 09-02-2006, 07:35 AM   #2
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I downloaded live cd linux from Knoppix. After booting it
named my two hds as a and b and the cdrw drive as hdd and
enabled dma acceleration for them.After that it started
looking for cd in : /dev/hdb and hanged there only. my hd b
is empty.What should I do?
Try linux ide=nodma as a boot option for the LiveCD
 
Old 09-03-2006, 11:57 PM   #3
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Question booting with linux ide = nodma

Thanks and it worked;however in the end both my keyboard and microsoft serial mouse were not installed so I could really do nothing! Any ideas?
 
Old 09-04-2006, 09:24 AM   #4
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Are you using Knoppix 5 by any chance? See this: http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtop...692&highlight=

and there is also a report of the same (or very similar bug) for 3.8 here: http://www.knoppix.net/wiki/Bugs/3.8.1
 
  


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