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Re: [vox] Dead Computer

On Tuesday 28 December 2004 19:06, Ted Deppner wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 03:58:17PM -0800, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> > now I believe I have killed the boot loader or something, because if I
> > set the device to boot from either the hard drive or the CD-ROM, I get
> > the same error.  I set it to floppy and used Tom's Root Boot to fdisk the
> > hard drive, hoping to flag the hda1 partition as bootable, and then go
> > from there, but that didn't work out either.
> Two thoughts...
> Put the hard drive in a good computer and do the work there.

I've got a couple of different computers that would work for that.  Thanks for 
the idea.

> Make the CDROM hdc or hda and see if that works.  Some HDs (notably
> Maxtor) aren't good about sharing a buss and sometimes walk all over a
> slave unit.

That makes sense too.

Richard S. Crawford (mailto: rscrawford@mossroot.com)
AIM: Buffalo2K / http://www.mossroot.com
"You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus."
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