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Old 12-29-2003, 02:47 AM   #1
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installing hd as slave 80gb


i stuck a new samsung 80gb as slave to a 30gb maxtor master w/slack on it. the bios detected it and so did slack. i cfdisked and partitioned it. when i rebooted, i get nothing but a blinking dash when lilo should come up. when i remove the 80gb and reset the bios, things seem back to normal. thanks for any info on what's happening here.
 
Old 12-29-2003, 04:32 AM   #2
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did you set the jumpers on the disk itself to "slave"
did you edit /etc/fstab before rebooting??
 
Old 12-29-2003, 07:05 AM   #3
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Just as a test, what happens if you put the new drive as secondary master?
 
  


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