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Old 09-25-2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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How Do I Disable The Checking Of CD Drive From Bootup?


I got ubuntu 8.04 and I went into my bios and couldn't find the option to disable the checking of the CD drive during bootup. I want to diable the checking of the CD drive to speed up boot time. Is there a way to do this? Is it possible to disable this feature in services?
 
Old 09-25-2008, 02:23 PM   #2
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This is not a service, it is the boot order. You can change this in your BIOS settings, but I don't recommend doing that, since if you have any difficulties later on, and need to boot using a rescue cd, you'll be in deep doo doo!
 
Old 09-25-2008, 03:15 PM   #3
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This is not a service, it is the boot order. You can change this in your BIOS settings, but I don't recommend doing that, since if you have any difficulties later on, and need to boot using a rescue cd, you'll be in deep doo doo!
Irishbitte, thanks for the reply. But, in case my computer crashes, can't I just go into the bios and enable the CD check?

Also, I can't find a CD enabler in the bios. Weird.

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Old 09-25-2008, 03:45 PM   #4
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Hmmm. Very strange. What kind of machine are you running?
 
Old 09-25-2008, 06:38 PM   #5
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Hmmm. Very strange. What kind of machine are you running?
Hi, irishbitte I gots a gateway laptop 1.3 CPU and 1.5 RAM.

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Old 09-26-2008, 03:57 AM   #6
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These machines usually have a Phoenix based BIOS, so the Boot Sequence should be located in the first screen(or second, haven't been there in a while), right under the list with the disk drives
 
  


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