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Old 06-05-2006, 05:03 AM   #1
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Nld Didn't Detect Hdd

i plan to have dual-boot system on my pc (win xp and novell linux desktop).

i already installed the win xp without problem. when i tried to install nld, it couldn't detect the hdd. the error message is :

"no disks found, please use the update cd for installation"

mainboard : msi 945gm2
processor : intel pentium 4 2.8 ghz
hdd : sata western digital wd800

help me, please

Old 06-05-2006, 12:36 PM   #2
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i am experiencing a similar problem. i tried to install RHL - 9 on my Compaq Presario PC and got a msg "No Hard Drives detected". However Windows is running on my PC and when i tried to install Ubuntu-Linux for Human Beings, it detected the presence of the hard drive and showed the existing partitions.

I tried to find the HDD driver thru windows but got nothing matching with the manually loadable drivers in RHL that r listed during installation.

the hard disk in my PC is a SATA one and its number is WDC- followed by some numbers.

plz,can anyone bail me out from this predicament?


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