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Old 03-08-2007, 01:43 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by saikee
Years aago when I run SCSI disks I believe they are daisy-chained together and you need terminator resitor at the last one to indicate it is the last one in the chain.

I would just pull one out in the middle, install a system at the remaining unit, install back the first unit and see if I could install a system there.
Didn't help. Sorry for taking so long to reply, but had a few problems prior.
Old 03-10-2007, 06:31 AM   #32
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Guess I'm installing linux on my second PC. Thanks for all your help either way.
Old 03-12-2007, 11:56 PM   #33
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Hi AdesT

first thing i would like to say is that the nt boot loader will load the linux. but to do that you would need to put a second primary partition on sda or one on sdb. you could disconnet you sda drive then install linux and install grub ( don't install lilo it dosen't like SATA drives!) then after you get linux installed reinstall sda and edit the boot.ini in the root of C: and tell windows to boot linux from disk 1/partition 0

********************************** boot.ini ********************
[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(1)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1)\Linux="Linux ver....


I would try fadora core 6. I don't know about the other linux flavers but i know that Fadora core 2 will not suport SATA drives at all.

if grub dosen't load you could go and edit the grub.conf file and make sure that it is pointing to the right places.

on my system my hda is my cdrom drive becuase of cables, and my other drives are hdb, hdc, hdd. and grub give me a hard time over that. so it may have the same problem with yours. after i installed it did the same thing that you are having problems with.


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